A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft

Table of Contents





  1. The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered.
  2. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed.
  3. The Same Subject Continued.
  4. Observations on the State of Degradation to Which Woman Is Reduced by Various Causes.
  5. Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on Contempt
  6. The Effect Which an Early Association of Ideas Has upon the Character.
  7. Modesty.- Comprehensively Considered, and Not as a Sexual Virtue.
  8. Morality Undermined by Sexual Notions of the Importance of a Good Reputation.
  9. Of the Pernicious Effects Which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society.
  10. Parental Affection.
  11. Duty to Parents.
  12. On National Education.
  13. Some Instances of the Folly Which the Ignorance of Women Generates; with Concluding Reflections on the Moral Improvement That a Revolution in Female Manners Might Naturally Be Expected to Produce.


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