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KATE SOPER (born 1943) is a British philosopher and the author of and contributor to over a dozen books on feminism and Continental Philosophy , addressing the works of Jean-Paul Sartre
Jean-Paul Sartre
, Karl Marx
Karl Marx
and Simone de Beauvoir
Simone de Beauvoir
, among others. She has also been involved in several environmentalist and peace movements in both the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe
Europe
and some of her work addresses ecological issues. She regularly contributes columns or editorial content to the journals Radical Philosophy , New Left Review
New Left Review
and Capitalism, Nature, Socialism and, in 1998, interviewed Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
. She is known to be a critic of post-structuralist feminism.

She has lectured on many of the above topics at University of North London (which became part of London Metropolitan University
London Metropolitan University
in 2002) since 1987. Previous to this she worked in the field of journalism and had studied at the University of Oxford
University of Oxford
.

SELECTED WORKS

* To Relish the Sublime: Culture and Self-realisation in Postmodern Times, (co-authored with Martin Ryle, 2001) * What Is Nature?: Culture, Politics and the Non-Human (1995) * Troubled Pleasures: Writings on Politics, Gender and Hedonism (1990) * Humanism and Anti-Humanism (Problems of Modern European Thought) (1986) * On Human Needs

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