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Eileen Hunt Botting on Shelley’s Frankenstein and AI in Aeon

After her essay on Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Woman last month, Eileen Hunt Botting is now discussing the lasting influence of Wollstonecraft’s daughter, Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein. In particular, she investigates how Frankenstein’s creature helps understand (and perhaps … Continue reading

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CFP: Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

The Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy (DSEMP) is a great arena for presenting about women and other under-represented modern philosophers. In last year’s conference there were 5 papers on women out of 13. Let’s move this up a notch … Continue reading

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Philosopher Queens

Philosopher Queens, edited by Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting, is a book aimed at a general audience about women philosophers throughout history, written by women in philosophy. It will bring to wider attention in an entertaining and accessible way a … Continue reading

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Journal of Modern Philosophy

Good news: a new open access, free journal in the history of philosophy is accepting submissions: The Journal of Modern Philosophy is now soliciting submissions in the history of philosophy from the 16th century to the 18th century up to, … Continue reading

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Karen Green on Locke and the Ladies at Paderborn

On 23 – 26 October 2018, Prof. Karen Green (University of Melbourne) will be offering a Master Class titled┬áLocke and the Ladies. On 18th Century Female Republicans in England, at the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, … Continue reading

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Annual BSHP lecture by Sarah Hutton on Women Philosophers

The British Society for the History of Philosophy (BSHP) is happy to announce that the BSHP Annual Lecture will be given by SARAH HUTTON, honorary visiting professor at the University of York, and the distinguished author of a substantial body … Continue reading

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Hannah Farnham Lee – Philosophy and home economics

Yesterday members of the Wollstonecraft Philosophical Society found themselves at the house of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts in Boston. One of the Society members, Tom Paine, gave us an impromptu lecture on one of his ancestors who had lived … Continue reading

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