Why you should read Simone de Beauvoir

Toby Tremlett
Feb 23 · 5 min read

Simone de Beauvoir was a 20th century French philosopher, who wrote on her life, ethics, authenticity, problems of the self and the other, emancipatory politics, feminism and more. I think that her work deserves your attention, and in this article I’ll try and convince you that it does.

What is Simone de Beauvoir’s contribution to Philosophy?