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An important collection from the largely unknown writings of women philosophers of the early modern period. Each selection is prefaced by a headnote giving a biographical account of its author and setting the piece in historical context. Atherton's Introduction provides a solid framework for assessing these works and their place in modern philosophy.
Table of Contents
|Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia||p. 9|
|Selections from Her Correspondence with Descartes||p. 11|
|Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle||p. 22|
|Selections from Philosophical Letters||p. 24|
|Anne Viscountess Conway||p. 46|
|Selections from The Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy||p. 48|
|Damaris Cudworth, Lady Masham||p. 77|
|Selections from Her Correspondence with Leibniz||p. 80|
|Mary Astell||p. 96|
|Selections from A Serious Proposal to the Ladies||p. 99|
|Catharine Trotter Cockburn||p. 126|
|Selections from A Defense of Mr. Locke's Essay of Human Understanding||p. 128|
|Lady Mary Shepherd||p. 147|
|Selections from Essays on the Perception of an External Universe||p. 149|
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