Marcy Lascano


Oxford New Histories in Philosophy Advisory Board

Marcy Lascano is professor of philosophy at the University of Kansas. Her research concerns issues in metaphysics and philosophical theology in the 17thand 18thcentury. Her research focuses on the works of women philosophers, including Margaret Cavendish, Anne Conway, Damaris Masham, Mary Astell, and Emilie du Châtelet. She has published articles in British Journal for the History of Philosophy, The Journal of the American Philosophical Association, Feminist Interpretations of Mary Astell,Philosophy Compass, The Routledge Companion to the Seventeenth Century, and Women on Liberty, 1600-1800. She is a co-editor with Eileen O’Neill on Feminist History of Philosophy: The Recovery and Evaluation of Women’s Philosophical Thought and co-editor with Lisa Shapiro on Early Modern Philosophy: An Anthology of Primary Sources. Her current projects include a monograph on the metaphysic of Margaret Cavendish and Anne Conway and several papers on Emilie du Châtelet’s Discourse on Happiness.

Personal Website

Margaret Cavendish: Philosophical and Physical Opinions- Digital Edition Project