The Philosophers' Magazine 47 (47):96-101 (2009)
When I opened the first novel, Twilight, my impression was that I had gone back in time to an old fashioned world where women were seen as empty conduits of masculine desire and valued for their propensity to self-sacrifice alone. It drove me to take another look at The Second Sex, a founding text for feminist philosophy written by Simone de Beauvoir half a century ago
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