Phil 275h The Subjection of Women Reaction

Phil 275h The Subjection of Women Reaction - John Stuart...

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John Stuart Mill The Subjection of Women Reaction The reading for last week correlated very much so to the definition of feminism. Mill addressed how women are in fact equal, and should be treated so, to men and they have historically been mistreated; he also talked about how women could and potentially would change this. The way he addressed and debunked several stereotypes of women, such as women’s perceived naturally inferior status to men physically, mentally, in the work place, in politics, in the home, and in decision making, made me reconsider how I view women’s equality to men. It also made me think of specific women such as my Hillary Clinton. Mill argued that women have never been given the opportunity to prove their equality in areas such as fine arts, business, and politics, etc. Because they have relatively little success (only because they have had little opportunities for it) they are viewed as inferior to men. Mill also argued that this stereotype is a cycle that hurts women because it limits their
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