Virtue Ethics for Women 1250-1500

series:The New Synthese Historical Library

This book locates Christine de Pizan’s argument that women are virtuous members of the political community within the context of earlier discussions of the relative virtues of men and women. It is the first to explore how women were represented and addressed within medieval discussions of the virtues. It introduces readers to the little studied Speculum Dominarum (Mirror of Ladies), a mirror …

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