Thinker of the Week: Mary Wollstonecraft


Full Name: Mary Wollstonecraft

Born: 1759

Died: 1797

Hometown: London, England

Fave Subjects: Power, How to Be Good, Freedom, Education

Career Highlights:

  • self-taught in philosophy
  • travelled all over Europe
  • started her own school for girls and wrote her own text books for it
  • raised a daughter who became a famous writer

Big Question:

Why can’t men and women have equal power in society? What would happen?

Isn’t she fascinating? Learn more about her and other great thinkers in our ThinkAboutIt series for kids!