There’s a wonderful new APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy. I have almost no time for anything right now because of two ongoing job searches in my department, but I’m making time to read (the highly-relevant) “Best Practices for Fostering Diversity in Tenure-Track Searches”. And it’s really rewarding me for the effort! Can’t wait till, many months from now, I can read something else.
Day: May 5, 2014
Grant opportunity for Phd on early modern/enlightenment women philosophers in Monash
Feminist History of Philosophy
Here are the details:
Note that the closing date is 2 June.
We are seeking a suitably qualified PhD candidate to carry out research on the topic of freedom in the early modern and/or enlightenment periods (c. 1650-1800). The candidate will be based in the Philosophy department at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, and supervised by Dr Jacqueline Broad. The candidate’s research will be connected to a larger project, ‘Women on Liberty: From the Early Modern Period to the Enlightenment (1650-1800)’, funded by an Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant (project no. DP140100109; chief investigator, Dr Broad).
Project description: The main purpose of this ARC project is to further our understanding of moral, political, and metaphysical concepts of freedom in women’s philosophical writings of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The project examines women’s ideas about liberty as freedom from external interference, freedom from domination, and freedom as self-determination. It also examines interconnections…
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