Heroes of Progress, Pt. 46: Astell and Wollstonecraft
Introducing Mary Astell and Mary Wollstonecraft--two 17th and 18th century English thinkers, who are widely considered to have been the earliest pioneers of feminist philosophy. The works of Astell and Wollstonecraft gained popularity in the 19th century and helped to provide the philosophical foundation for suffragette and women’s rights movements all over the world.
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