For a Modest Human Exceptionalism: Simone de Beauvoir and the 'New Materialisms'

Simone de Beauvoir Studies 30 (2):252-273 (2019)
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The "new materialisms' offer an important critique of 'human exceptionalism, however they tend to overstate their case by ignoring those qualities of freedom that remain distinctive to human life. The paper turns to Simone de Beauvoir to make an argument for a more modest human exceptionalism.
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