Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook
Pages (PDF): 161
Publication Date: 1886, this is a translation by Helen Zimmern
A fascinating critique of past philosophers. From the Preface: 'SUPPOSING that Truth is a woman—what then? Is there not ground for suspecting that all philosophers, in so far as they have been dogmatists, have failed to understand women—that the terrible seriousness and clumsy importunity with which they have usually paid their addresses to Truth, have been unskilled and unseemly methods for winning a woman? Certainly she has never allowed herself to be won; and at present every kind of dogma stands with sad and discouraged mien—IF, indeed, it stands at all!'