Women's Rights Philosophers in the Ancient World

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What was the most radical demand made by Sojourner Truth in her 11 resolutions?

The right to vote for all women

Where was Sojourner Truth's famous 'Ain't I a Woman' speech delivered?

Akron, Ohio

What did Sojourner Truth promote instead of dedicating her life to women's rights?

Abolitionism and land-distribution program for former slaves

What was the first major triumph claimed by American feminism?

Passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution

What did Simone de Beauvoir highlight in her 1949 work 'The Second Sex'?

The oppression and characterization of women as 'the Other' by men

What was the focus of liberal, or mainstream, feminism mentioned in the text?

Integration of women into the power structure at an institutional level

Who challenged prevailing attitudes toward women with a bold call for female education in late 14th- and early 15th-century France?

Christine de Pisan

Who published 'Epistolae familiares' (1488; 'Personal Letters')?

Laura Cereta

Where was the first women’s rights convention held in July 1848?

Seneca Falls, New York

Who drew up the 'Declaration of Sentiments' that guided the Seneca Falls Convention?

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Explore the influential feminist philosophers of the late 14th and early 15th centuries in France and Venice, Christine de Pisan and Laura Cereta, who advocated for female education and wrote about women's issues. Learn about their significant contributions to feminist thought and women's rights.

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