Anne Conway: A Woman Philosopher by Sarah Hutton

By Sarah Hutton

This 2004 publication used to be the 1st highbrow biography of 1 of the first actual English ladies philosophers. At a time while only a few girls bought greater than uncomplicated schooling, woman Anne Conway wrote an unique treatise of philosophy, her ideas of the main historical and smooth Philosophy, which challenged the most important philosophers of her day - Descartes, Hobbes and Spinoza. Sarah Hutton's research locations Anne Conway in her historic and philosophical context, through reconstructing her social and highbrow milieu. She strains her highbrow improvement with regards to buddies and colleagues equivalent to Henry extra, Sir John Finch, F. M. van Helmont, Robert Boyle and George Keith. and she or he records Conway's debt to Cambridge Platonism and her curiosity in faith - an curiosity which prolonged past Christian orthodoxy to Quakerism, Judaism and Islam. Her ebook deals an perception into either the private lifetime of a really inner most girl, and the richness of seventeenth-century highbrow culture.

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