List of participants and topics

  • Karen Detlefsen (Penn, US) on liberty and feminism in the early modern period
  • Deborah Boyle (College of Charleston, US) on Margaret Cavendish (1623-73), freedom, and necessity
  • Marcy Lascano (CSULB, US) on Anne Conway (1631-79) on liberty, the will, and perfection
  • Martina Reuter (Jyväskylä, Finland) on François Poulain de la Barre (1647-1723) and the freedom of women
  • Lisa Shapiro* (Simon Fraser, Canada) on Gabrielle Suchon (1632-1703) and freedom (*did not present in Prato)
  • Luisa Simonutti (Università di Milano, Italy) on Damaris Masham (1659-1708), liberty, and the love of God
  • Alice Sowaal (SFSU, US) on Mary Astell (1666-1731), liberty, passion, and virtue
  • Jacqueline Broad (Monash, Australia) on Mary Astell, Mary Chudleigh (1656-1710), and Eugenia on marriage and slavery
  • Emily Thomas (Groningen, The Netherlands) on Catharine Trotter Cockburn (1679-1749), creation, and divine freedom
  • Ruth Hagengruber (Paderborn, Germany) on Émilie du Châtelet (1706-49), the laws of nature, and problem of free will
  • Karen Green (Melbourne, Australia) on Catharine Macaulay (1731-91), Locke, and liberty
  • Lena Halldenius (Lund, Sweden) on Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) and feminist republican freedom
  • Sarah Hutton (Aberystwyth, Wales), on women, freedom, and the history of philosophy