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Single Idea 21083

[catalogued under 25. Society / D. Political Doctrines / 13. Feminism]

Full Idea

Women in general …have no civil personality.

Gist of Idea

Women have no role in politics

Source

Immanuel Kant (Metaphysics of Morals I: Doctrine of Right [1797], §46)

A Reaction

In case you were wondering. This is five years after Mary Wollstonecraft's book.

Book Reference

Kant,Immanuel: 'Political Writings', ed/tr. Reiss,Hans [CUP 1996], p.139