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By Londa Schiebinger (auth.), Mary Ellen Waithe (eds.)

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1. Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle.- I. Biography.- II. Works.- III. traditional Philosophy.- IV. Feminism.- V. Conclusions.- 2. Kristina Wasa, Queen of Sweden.- I. Biography.- II. Philosophy.- 1. conventional tests of Kristina’s Views.- 2. Kristina’s Philosophical Development.- three. Kristina and Descartes.- four. non secular Skepticism.- five. Philosophy and Linguistics.- 6. The Maxims.- 7. Misogyny and Feminism.- III. Conclusions.- three. Anne Finch, Viscountess Conway.- I. Biography.- II. impression on Leibniz.- III. Philosophical Writing.- IV. Summary.- four. Sor Juana Inés De l. a. Cruz.- I. Biography.- II. Prose Philosophical Works.- 1. Carta Atenagórica.- 2. Respuesta.- III. Philosophical Poetry.- 1. Sueño.- 2. Sonnets.- IV. Conclusions.- five. Damaris Cudworth Masham.- I. Biography.- II. Works.- 1. Correspondence.- 2. religion and Reason.- three. girls, schooling and Reason.- four. Epistemology, Feminism and ethical Philosophy.- III. Conclusions.- 6. Mary Astell.- I. Biography.- II. Works.- III. spiritual Epistemology and Women.- 1. of Women.- 2. ladies, Epistemology and Reason.- three. Marriage and Subjection of Women.- IV. Epistemology and spiritual Knowledge.- 1. cause and Revelation.- 2. no matter if subject Can Think.- three. even if God is the effective reason behind discomfort and Pleasure.- V. Conclusions.- 7. Catharine Trotter Cockburn.- I. Biography.- II. Philosophical Writings.- III. Epistemological Foundations of ethical Law.- 1. wisdom of advantage and Vice.- 2. normal Conscience.- IV. Epistemological starting place of Religion.- 1. The function of Rewards and Punishments.- 2. On Revelation.- V. The Immortality of the Soul.- 1. even if God may possibly upload concept to Matter.- VI. Summary.- VII. Conclusions.- eight. Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier De Breteuil Du Châtelet-Lomont.- I. Biography.- II. Ethics, faith and Philosophy of Language.- 1. Ethics.- 2. Philosophy of Religion.- three. Philosophy of Language.- III. Collaborative Works.- 1. Collaboration on Voltaire’s Éléments.- 2. Collaboration with Voltaire on Traité de Métaphysique.- IV. Metaphysics.- 1. Writings on Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science.- 2. the improvement of du Châtelet’s perspectives on Metaphysics.- three. unfastened Will: difficulties for Newtonian Science.- four. fixing the issues of Newtonianism.- five. response to du Châtelet’s Metaphysics.- V. Philosophy of Science.- 1. fireplace, mild and Color.- 2. clinical Method.- VI. Conclusions.- nine. Mary Wollstonecraft.- I. Biography.- II. Works.- III. Philosophy.- 1. Human Nature.- 2. Ethics.- three. Social and Political Philosophy.- four. Philosophy of Education.- five. impacts on Wollstonecraft’s Philosophy.- 6. Critique of Rousseau.- IV. Conclusions.- 10. Clarisse Coignet.- I. Introduction.- II. Metaethics and ethical Philosophy.- 1. the recent technological know-how of Morality.- 2. Freedom, a truth of Human Nature.- three. guy, the author of Morality.- four. responsibility, a legislations of Conscience.- III. Political and Social Philosophy.- 1. The country, an Extension of person Morality.- 2. The Social Contract.- three. The Separation of faith and Morality.- four. Women’s Suffrage and Women’s Destiny.- IV. Conclusions.- eleven. Antoinette Brown Blackwell.- I. Biography.- II. Philosophy.- 1. Metaphysics.- 2. Truth.- three. Perception.- four. Time.- five. God.- 6. Immortality.- 7. Mind/Body Problem.- eight. Nature of the Sexes.- III. Conclusions.- 12. Julie Velten Favre.- I. Biography.- II. Works.- III. Philosophy.- 1. The solidarity of ethical Law.- 2. Woman’s ethical Vocation.- three. the good Human Family.- four. An “Ethics of Abundance”.- IV. Conclusions.- thirteen. ladies Philosophers of the 17th, Eighteenth and 19th Centuries.- I. The 17th Century.- 1. Anna Maria van Schurman.- 2. Bathsua Pell Makin.- three. Elisabeth of Bohemia, Princess Palatine.- four. Helena Lucretia Cornaro Piscopia.- II. The Eighteenth Century.- 1. Laura Bassi Verati.- 2. Catharine Sawbridge Macaulay-Graham.- three. Sophia, anyone of caliber [pseud.].- four. (Marie) Olympe de Gouges (Marie de Gouzes).- five. Mary Fairfax Somerville.- 6. Anna Doyle Wheeler.- III. The 19th Century.- 1. Catharine Ward Beecher.- 2. Harriet Martineau.- three. Harriet Hardy Taylor Mill.- four. Jenny Poinsard d’Héricourt.- five. George Eliot (Marian Evans).- 6. Clemence Royer.- 7. Juliette Lambert los angeles Messine Adam.- eight. Christine Ladd-Franklin.- nine. Hortense Allart de Meritens.- IV. Conclusions.

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Cartesian skepticism had provided a method with which to achieve a degree of certainty about metaphysical and empirical truths. But what Newton did not do, du Chatelet believed, was to explain why the universe works as he claimed it did. After a false start, du Chatelet provided the necessary metaphysical underpinning for Newtonian physics by incorporating Leibniz' principle of sufficient reason, his principle of non-contradiction, his principle of the identity of indiscemibles, and a modified version of his monadology.

Women philosophers of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries helped shape and in tum were shaped by the social, political, and scientific transformations characterizing the industrial revolution. xl Introduction to Volume III This was a period in which women's access to formal education remained sharply restricted. Opportunities for convent education were few, and opportunities for university education were rare. Despite such obstacles, women addressed the full scope of philosophical issues facing the industrial age.

Descartes tired of William's queries about the nature of hunger and thirst, the heat of animals, and so forth. In 1648, he wrote to Mersenne, "Ie serois aussy reponse a Mansr. , vol. 5, p. 117. 20. Grant, Margaret the First, p. 93. 21. " 22. See, for example, William's verse in Observations upon Experimental 18 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. Margaret Cavendish Philosophy: "This Book is Book of Books, and only fits Great Searching Brains, and Quintessence of Wits; For this will give you an Eternal Fame ...

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