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Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) was a French existentialist philosopher, intellectual, and social theorist best known for her writings on existentialist ethics and feminist existentialism, as well as for her infamous polyamorous relationship with fellow French existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre. World-renowned for her metaphysical novels She Came to Stay and The Mandarins , de Beauvoir also wrote a number of essays on philosophy, politics, and social issues. Her diverse writings go on to include...See more