What is the theme of Mary Wollstonecraft's essay "A Vindication of the Rights of Women" ?

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A Vindication of the rights of Woman is Wollstonecraft's fundamental work where she outlines feminism and her view on the rights of women. It is often spoken as her most important work and the first definitive work on the subject. The themes include:

1. the importance of education and the importance that women be given a more liberal education.

2. There should be more treatises on the nature and existence of gender differences.

3. Rosseau, a contemporary philosopher, argues that women should be taught to obey and please, only educated enough to please men. Wollstonecraft argued vehemently against this.

4. Wollstonecraft also argued against Edmund...

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