Family, Gender, and Progress: Sophie de Grouchy and Her Exclusion in the Publication of Condorcet’s <i>Sketch of Human Progress</i>

Family, Gender, and Progress: Sophie de Grouchy and Her Exclusion in the Publication of... <p>ABSTRACT:</p><p>I examine some of the evidence for collaboration between Condorcet and Sophie de Grouchy on the writing of the <i>Sketch of Human Progress</i>, but also uncover the ways in which the publication and reception of that text worked to exclude a woman who was a philosopher in her own right from a work she clearly contributed to. I show that at least one passage that was added in the 1795 edition makes the work philosophically more interesting.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the History of Ideas University of Pennsylvania Press

Family, Gender, and Progress: Sophie de Grouchy and Her Exclusion in the Publication of Condorcet’s <i>Sketch of Human Progress</i>

Journal of the History of Ideas, Volume 79 (2) – May 11, 2018

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<p>ABSTRACT:</p><p>I examine some of the evidence for collaboration between Condorcet and Sophie de Grouchy on the writing of the <i>Sketch of Human Progress</i>, but also uncover the ways in which the publication and reception of that text worked to exclude a woman who was a philosopher in her own right from a work she clearly contributed to. I show that at least one passage that was added in the 1795 edition makes the work philosophically more interesting.</p>

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