The Making and Unmaking of Women’s Intellectual Reputations:
Mme du Châtelet and Mary Wollstonecraft

Thurs. Oct 2
5:45pm Reception
6:00pm Symposium
FHI Garage
Smith Warehouse, Bay 4
Duke University


Our new Intellectual Women series kicks off with an 18th century session:

“Emilie Du Châtelet, in and out of the canon”
Karen Detlefsen, Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
Andrew Janiak, Philosophy, Duke

“On the Reception of Wollstonecraft as a Liberal Feminist”
Angela Maione, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities
Bard College

with Duke respondent, Charlotte Sussman.

Intellectual Women Fall Blue

Coming in Spring:

  • Reading Arendt: a PAL reading group
  • Intellectual Women: Hannah Arendt. April