Book #54717

Force of Circumstance - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Simone De Beauvoir

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1963.

Price: $70.00

A first American edition/first printing with little shelfwear in Fine condition in a Very Good dust-jacket with chipping to the edges and soiling to the surfaces.

In Force of Circumstance, Simone De Beauvoir explores the concept of free will and determinism. She discusses the idea that free will is an illusion and that humans are simply products of their environment and their genetics. She argues that humans cannot control their own destiny and that we are ultimately controlled by our environment and our genes.; 8vo; 658 pages.