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Women Philosophers of Seventeenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence

Jacqueline Broad


This volume is an edited collection of private letters and published epistles to and from English women philosophers of the early modern period (c. 1650–1700). It includes the letters and epistles of Margaret Cavendish, Anne Conway, Damaris Cudworth Masham, and Elizabeth Berkeley Burnet. These women were the correspondents of some of the best-known intellectuals of the period, including Constantijn Huygens, Walter Charleton, Henry More, Joseph Glanvill, John Locke, Jean Le Clerc, and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Their epistolary exchanges range over a wide variety of philosophical subjects, from ... More

Keywords: women philosophers, early modern, Margaret Cavendish, Anne Conway, Damaris Cudworth Masham, Elizabeth Berkeley Burnet, letters, epistles, John Locke

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190673321
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190673321.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacqueline Broad, editor
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Monash University, Melbourne