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Friday Workshop – Jacqueline Broad (Philosophy), “Mary Astell (1666-1731): An ‘Other Voice’ in Early Modern Moral Philosophy”

October 5, 2012 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Jacqueline Broad is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Her research interests include the history of philosophy, especially that of the early modern period and women philosophers such as Mary Astell, Margaret Cavendish, and Damaris Masham. Broad’s published works include Women Philosophers of the Seventeenth Century (CUP 2002), A History of Women’s Political Thought in Europe, 1400-1700 (with Karen Green, CUP 2009), and Virtue, Liberty and Toleration: Political Ideas of European Women, 1400-1800 (co-edited with Karen Green, Springer 2007). Currently, she is editing Mary Astell’s Christian Religion as Professed by a Daughter of the Church of England (1717), for the Other Voice in Early Modern Europe series, published by the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies and ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

The Friday Workshops are a series of workshops in an informal setting, designed to give students and faculty opportunities to present works in progress for interdisciplinary critical discussion.


October 5, 2012
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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