Download PDF by Karen Green: A History of Women's Political Thought in Europe, 1700-1800

By Karen Green

ISBN-10: 1107085837

ISBN-13: 9781107085831

In the course of the eighteenth century, elite girls participated within the philosophical, clinical, and political controversies that led to the overthrow of monarchy, the reconceptualisation of marriage, and the emergence of recent, democratic associations. during this accomplished examine, Karen eco-friendly outlines and discusses the tips and arguments of those girls, exploring the advance in their specified and contrasting political positions, and their engagement with the works of political thinkers resembling Hobbes, Locke, Mandeville and Rousseau. Her exploration levels throughout Europe from England via France, Italy, Germany and Russia, and discusses thinkers together with Mary Astell, Emilie Du Châtelet, Luise Kulmus-Gottsched and Elisabetta Caminer Turra. This research demonstrates the intensity of women's contributions to eighteenth-century political debates, recuperating their old value and deepening our figuring out of this era in highbrow background. it is going to offer an important source for readers in political philosophy, political concept, highbrow heritage, and women's stories.

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MS 61451, fol. 20); a company which, this dedication suggests, may have included Catharine Cockburn. Cockburn, Revolution of Sweden, p. 19. For an extended discussion of this play, see Elizabeth Sund, ‘The Right to Resist: Women’s Citizenship in Catharine Trotter Cockburn’s “Revolution of Sweden”’, in Curtis-Wendlandt, Gibbard, and Green, Political Ideas of Enlightenment Women, pp. 141–56. Cockburn, Revolution of Sweden, p. 20. , p. 24. Early eighteenth-century debates 39 Constantia returns this attitude.

419. Cockburn, A Defence, pp. 51–2. 104 Burnet, Remarks on John Locke, p. 72, n. 106 In it the heroine, Constantia declaims: Is it Rebellion for a wretched people Oppress’d and Ruin’d, by that Power they gave For their Defence, the safety of their Rights, To seek Redress? 107 It is perhaps noteworthy, that in this play the ideal marriage is represented as based on friendship, as it is in Scudéry’s novels. However, this friendship is not represented as operating in a private realm of affection, but is politically engaged, for Constantia is prepared to place the public good above private inclination.

Broad. Astell, The Christian Religion, ed. Broad, pp. 52–3. Early eighteenth-century debates 33 is the source of our knowledge of moral truth? Indeed, if all knowledge is based on experience, are there moral truths at all? What are their grounds? 85 Descartes had argued on rationalist grounds for the distinction between mind and body as something that can be proved by reason. And given that the mind is a substance quite distinct from the body, he had no fundamental difficulty with the idea of the will as something physically unconstrained.

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