Wollstonecraft, Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792): table of contents

I. The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered
II. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed
III. The Same Subject Continued
IV. Observations on the State of Degradation to which Woman is Reduced by Various Causes
V. Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on Contempt
VI. The Effect which an Early Association of Ideas Has upon the Character
VII. Modesty--Comprehensively Considered, and Not as a Sexual Virtue
VIII. Morality Undermined by Sexual Notions of the Importance of a Good Reputation
IX. Of the Pernicious Effects which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society
X. Parental Affection
XI. Duty to Parents
XII. On National Education
XIII. Some Instances of the Folly which the Ignorance of Women Generates; with Concluding Reflections on the Moral Improvement that a Revolution in Female Manners Might Naturally Be Expected to Produce

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