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Professor Karen Detlefsen's research in 17th- and 18th-century female philosophers featured on Omnia

Karen Detlefsen's research on 17th- and 18th-century female philosophers featured on Omnia, Penn's journal of the Arts and Sciences. From the article,

"A mathematician and physicist who translated Isaac Newton’s Principia Mathematica into French. A British thinker who was admired by the canonical philosopher Gottfried Leibnitz. A theoretician who argued that men and women should be considered equal under God.

These historic figures number among a little-known group of female philosophers who wrote and disseminated their ideas in Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries. Some of these women were famous in their own time. Others worked in the shadows. But all were nearly lost to history. Now, the work—and lives—of these formidable women are being rediscovered by a new generation of philosophers, including Karen Detlefsen, associate professor of philosophy and education."

The full article can be read here.