<history of philosophy, biogrphy> American journalist and political activist (1815-1902). Author of Degradation of Disenfranchisement (1892) and The Woman's Bible (1898), where she postulated an androgynous deity and defended the historical reality of matriarchy. Stanton founded the National Woman's Suffrage Association and devoted her career to the abolition of slavery and efforts to secure the rights of women to vote. Her speech "Dare to Question" argues for a strict separation between church and state. Recommended Reading: The Elizabeth Cady Stanton-Susan B. Anthony Reader: Correspondence, Writings, Speeches, ed. by Ellen Carol Dubois and Gerda Lerner (Northeastern, 1992); Elizabeth Cady Stanton: A Radical for Woman's Rights, ed. by Lois W. Banner and Oscar Handlin (Little, Brown, 1995); Elisabeth Griffith, In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Oxford, 1985); and Geoffrey C. Ward, Martha Saxton, Ann D. Gordon, Ellen Carol Dubois, and Paul Barnes, Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony: An Illustrated History (Knopf, 1999).
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