FP: Early Modern Women on Metaphysics, Religion and Science Conference 21-23 March 2016, University of Groningen

Feminist History of Philosophy

This looks like a fantastic conference:

During the early modern period (c. 1600-1800) women were involved in many debates that tangled together metaphysics, religion and science. The women included figures such as Margaret Cavendish, Emilie Du Châtelet, Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia, and Damaris Cudworth Masham. The debates surrounded issues such as atomism, determinism, motion, mind-body causation, mechanism, space, and natural laws.

The conference will be held on 21-23 March 2016, at University of Groningen. The program will be comprised of invited speakers and speakers drawn from an open call for papers.

Invited Speakers

Sarah Hutton (Aberystwyth, UK)

Jacqueline Broad (Monash, Australia)

Susan James (Birkbeck, UK)

Andrew Janiak (Duke, USA)

Karen Detlefsen (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

David Cunning (University of Iowa, USA)

Deborah Boyle (College of Charleston, USA)

Tom Stoneham (York, UK)

Call for Papers

Submissions are invited from any discipline, and from researchers of all levels (including PhD…

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