Women in the History of Philosophy workshop


Women in the History of Philosophy

A Workshop presented by the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University
in the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium’s conference series

12-13 September 2014
University of Pennsylvania
Cohen Hall 402

Friday, 12 September 2014
3:00pm - 5:00pm: KEYNOTE, in conjunction with Penn Philosophy Colloquium Series
Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University)
"Gabrielle Suchon's 'Neutralist':
The Status of Women and the Invention of Autonomy"
Saturday, 13 September 2014
9:30am - 10:45am: PAPER
Marcy P. Lascano (California State University Long Beach)
"Monism and Individuation in Cavendish and Conway"
10:45am - 11:00am: BREAK
11:00am - 12:15pm: PAPER
Daniel Fryer (University of Pennsylvania)
"Margaret Cavendish on Religious Toleration"
12:15pm - 1:15pm: LUNCH
1:15pm - 2:30pm: PAPER
Carlos Santana (University of Pennsylvania)
"'Two opposite things placed near each other, are the better discerned':
Philosophical readings of Cavendish's literary output"
2:30pm - 2:45pm: BREAK
2:45pm - 4:00pm: PAPER
Sandrine Berges (Bilkent University)
"Sophie de Grouchy on the cost of domination in the Letters on Sympathy
and two anonymous articles in Le R├ępublicain"
4:00pm - 4:15pm: BREAK
4:15pm - 4:30pm: PRESENTATION
Helen Hattab (University of Houston)
"Update on Early Modern and Medieval Philosophy
for Women Researchers project"
4:30pm - 5:30pm: ROUNDTABLE discussion on teaching women in the history of philosophy
Karen Detlefsen (University of Pennsylvania)
Nabeel Hamid (University of Pennsylvania)
Julie Klein (Villanova University)
Michaela Manson (Simon Fraser University)