The Thinking Woman
One of the age-old questions of philosophy is whatdoes it mean to live a good life? In this extraordinary book, scholar andwriter, Julienne van Loon, applies a range of philosophical ideas to her ownexperience. Van Loon engages with the work of six leading contemporary thinkersand writers -- Rosi Braidotti, Nancy Holmstrom, Siri Hustvedt, Laura Kipnis,Julia Kristeva and Marina Warner -- through interrogating and enlivening theirideas on love, play, fear, work, wonder and friendship.
Her journey is intellectual and deeply personal,political and intimate at once. It introduces readers to six extraordinarywomen whose own deeply thoughtful work has much to offer all of us. They maytransform our own views of what it means to live a good life.
Publication Date: 01-Mar-2019
Publisher: NewSouth Publishing