Women philosophers of the seventeenth century by Jacqueline Broad

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  • Philosophy, Modern -- 17th century

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-183) and index

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StatementJacqueline Broad
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB105.W6 B76 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
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Open LibraryOL17073680M
ISBN 10052181295X
LC Control Number2002067376

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Jacqueline Broad explores the philosophical writings of figures including Margaret Cavendish, Anne Conway, Mary Astell and Catherine Trotter Cockburn, and vigorously demonstrates their relevance not only to the philosophy of the time but also to current feminist by: O'Neill, Eileen ‘Philosophical Ambition: The System of Nature in Margaret Cavendish's Corpus’, presented at the ‘Seventeenth-Century Women Philosophers’ conference at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November Author: Jacqueline Broad.

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This is a list of women philosophers ordered alphabetically by surname. Although often overlooked in mainstream historiography, women have engaged in philosophy throughout the field's history.

Some notable philosophers include Hypatia of Alexandria (ca. – CE), Anne Conway (–), Mary Wollstonecraft (–), Sarah Margaret Fuller (–), Edith Stein (–   Women Philosophers of Seventeenth-Century England is an invaluable primary resource for students and scholars of these neglected women thinkers.

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It includes original introductory essays for each woman philosopher, demonstrating how her correspondences contributed to the formation of her own views as well as those of her better-known contemporaries. Women Philosophers of the Seventeenth Century (review) Article in Journal of the History of Philosophy 42(2) January with 6 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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Work by Eileen O'Neill, Sarah Hutton and Margaret Atherton, among others, has helped familiarize us with the notion that the seventeenth century—that era so commonly associated with Descartes and the rise of modern philosophy—was also a time of rich theorizing by women philosophers. Jacqueline Broad's book possesses many virtues: it has the.

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Cambridge University Press. Categories: 17th/18th Century Philosophy, Anne Conway, Cambridge Platonism. WOMEN IN THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY The standard twentieth-century histories of European philosophy do not include women as important, original contributors to the discipline's past.

Some relegate a few to footnotes; most omit women entirely. Recent research, inspired by the influence of feminist theory, and by a renewed interest in the historiography of philosophy, has uncovered.

Sarah Hutton is an excellent choice for author. She is an eminent senior scholar with an extensive publication record. Although most famous for work on the Cambridge Platonists and women philosophers of the seventeenth century, she has also done considerable work in Locke, Newtonianism, and seventeenth century Platonism generally.

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Galileo Galilei. 15 FebruaryItalian. GENDER AND EARLY MODERN WOMEN PHILOSOPHERS, Why is gender an important topic in studies of early modern philosophy?, Why was the single status of early modern men of science and philosophy important?, Would marriage have changed the emotional lives of seventeenth century philosophers?, What were the general ideas about women that were held by people in the.

Abstract. The preceding chapters explore in some detail modern philosphy’s indebtedness to women. It is appropriate to close this volume with brief descriptions of other women of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries who were also accomplished by: 2.

The result is a more gender-balanced account of early modern thought than has hitherto been available. Broad's clear and accessible exploration of this still unfamiliar area will have a strong appeal to both students and scholars in the history of philosophy, women's studies, and the history of ideas.".

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Women and Science, 17th Century to Present: Pioneers, Activists and Protagonists this book will examine the contributions of women to scientific knowledge and their possibly gendered (re-)presentations of the fields they studied, philosophers began to favour investigation through supposedly “objective”.

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A History of Women Philosophers: Mary Ellen Waithe: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(1). Christopher Tilmouth, The Seventeenth Century "I recommend Hutton's book to anyone interested in (seventeenth-century) Scottish philosophy.

It is, to date, the most comprehensive, punctual and balanced account on the topic. Hutton provides a valuable and essential introduction to an almost forgotten chapter in the history of British philosophy.

modern women's philosophical and educational writings, and recent studies of these women philosophers, to develop a fuller picture of the relationship between gender and knowledge in the seventeenth century. It reflects on where this subject has gone.

The seventeenth century was a defining period in British philosophy. This is the period in which for the first time, British philosophy was definitively put ‘on the map’, producing philosophers of international stature and lasting influence. Women Philosophers of the Seventeenth Century. Our members didn't write the following books, but they are important works about women philosophers.

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The seventeenth century in Europe saw the culmination of the slow process of detachment of philosophy from theology. Thus, while philosophers still talked about – and even offered arguments for the existence of – a deity, this was done in the service of philosophical argument and thought.During the seventeenth century, women's writings continued to focus on largely religious concerns, but increasingly, women found a creative and intellectual outlet in private journal- and letter.Women have been knocking on the door of the Philosopher’s Club for centuries, but it is only since the midth century that they have truly been allowed to enter the room and take a seat at the table.

Women have, however, been ‘philosophizing’ far longer than this! Indeed, they have been trying to make their voices heard since early in.

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