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Morals on the Background of Ambiguity

(Original title: Morálka v znamení ambiguity)
Filozofia, 2008, vol. 63, No 6, pp. 509-519.
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Abstract

The aim of the paper is to present the fundamental ideas of S. de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex, which led to the conception of the gender and sex and made opening an intensive discussion of sexuality, corporeality and heteronormativity outside the mainstream philosophy, i.e. in feminist philosophy, possible. There were many responses to S. de Beauvoir’s conception by feminist authors, such as Judith Butler and Monique Wittig, who discredit the facticity of corporeality and sex, defended by S. de Beauvoir.

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