Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary WollstonecraftIn existographies, Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) (IQ:160|#512) (Cattell 1000:851) [RGM:551|1,500+] (Time 100:59) (Stokes 100:75) (GFG:14) (CR:4) was an English philosopher and women’s rights activist, noted for []

In 1792, Wollstonecraft, in her A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), argued that women are not naturally inferior to men, but appear to be only because they lack education, that both men and women should be treated as rational beings, and imagines a social order founded on reason.

Wollstonecraft was the wife of William Godwin and mother of Mary Shelley (wife of Percy Shelley).

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The following are quotes by Wollstonecraft:

“Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.”
— Mary Wollstonecraft (1792), A Vindication of the Rights of Women [1]

1. Wollstonecraft, Mary. (1792). A Vindication of the Rights of Women (pg. 50) (Ѻ). Publisher.

External links
Mary Wollstonecraft – Wikipedia.

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