Manon Garcia: The Joy of Consent

Fri 3 Nov
Books & Ideas

French philosopher Manon Garcia investigates female submission through a philosophical lens and interrogates the legal and social parameters of consent in the age of #MeToo. On the occasion of the publication of her book The Joy of Consent: A Philosophy of Good Sex (Harvard University Press, 2023), she will be in discussion with Dr Adina Stroia, Lecturer in French.

About Manon Garcia

Author of the critically-acclaimed On ne naît pas soumise, on le devient (Flammarion, 2018) and La Conversation des sexes: Philosophie du consentement (Flammarion, 2021), winner of the prestigious Prix des Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco, she is currently Junior Professor in practical philosophy at Freie Universität in Berlin.


  • Picture credit: Astrid di Crollalanza, Flammarion

This event is part of a series of talks on Feminist Francophone Perspectives on Empathy and Care curated by Dr Adina Stroia and Dr Joseph Ford.


We would like to acknowledge the support of the Cassal Endowment Fund at the University of London.