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Women and men : a philosophical conversation

Author: Françoise Giroud; Bernard Henri Lévy
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st English language edView all editions and formats
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During the course of a single summer in Paris, in the shade of a fig tree, a journalist and a philosopher meet to participate in an age-old pastime: the contemplation of love. The result is Women and Men, a book about the relationship between the sexes, but more than that, a book about the nature of longing and the character of the human heart. In ten provocative discussions - presented here exactly as they occurred  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Françoise Giroud; Bernard Henri Lévy
ISBN: 0316314749 9780316314749
OCLC Number: 31075711
Language Note: Translated from the French: Richard Miller.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 240 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: On women's liberation as a subject of derision --
On ugliness as a basic injustice --
On "being in love" as an outmoded expression --
On jealousy as consubstantial with love --
On love as Heaven and Hell --
On the erotic as a component of marriage --
On the pleasures of fidelity --
On the immutability of sexual difference --
On seduction and its games --
On the couple as will and idea.
Other Titles: Hommes et les femmes.
Responsibility: by Françoise Giroud and Bernard-Henri Lévy ; translated from the French by Richard Miller.

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Francoise Giroud is a journalist and Bernard-Henry Levy a philosopher, and they are both very opinionated. This book records a free-flowing conversation on sex, and readers are able to eavesdrop as  Read more...

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