Penultimate drafts of some of my publications

Margarget Cavendish:

“Cavendish and Hobbes on Causation” in A Companion to Hobbes, Ed. Marcus Adams. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2021.

“Margaret Cavendish and Early Modern Scientific Experimentalism: 'Boys that play with watery bubbles or fling dust into each other's eyes, or make a hobbyhorse of snow'” in Routledge Handbook of Feminist Philosophy of Science, edited by Sharon Crasnow and Kristen Intemann. Routledge, 2020.

“Margaret Cavendish on Human Beings” with Eric Schliesser in Human, edited by Karolina Huber. Oxford University Press, 2022.

“The Power of Self-Motion in Cavendish's Nature” in Powers, edited by Julia Jorati. Oxford University Press 2021.

Anne Conway:

“Anne Conway on Liberty,” in Women on Liberty, 1600-1800, edited by Jacqueline Broad and Karen Detlefsen. Oxford University Press, 2017.

“Anne Conway: Bodies in the Spiritual World” in Philosophy Compass 8/4 2013: 327-336.

Emilie du Châtelet:

“Èmilie du Châtelet on Happiness: Passions and Character,” forthcoming Journal of the History of Philosophy.

“Emilie Du Châtelet on Illusions” Journal of the American Philosophical Association 7.1 (2021), 1-19.

“Emilie du Châtelet on the Existence and Nature of God: An examination of her arguments in light of their sources” in the British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19 (4) 2011: 741-58.

Damaris Masham:

“'Heads Cast in Metaphysical Moulds': Damaris Masham on the Method and Nature of Metaphysics” in Early Modern Women on Metaphysics, edited by Emily Thomas. Cambridge University Press, 2018.


“Masham, Damaris Cudworth” in The Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Religion, edited by Stewart Goetz and Charles Taliaferro. Wiley-Blackwell, 2021.

“Damaris Masham and 'The Law of Reason or Nature'” in The Modern Schoolman 88 (3-4) 2011: 245-65.16.

Mary Astell:

“Mary Astell on the Existence and Nature of God,” in Feminist Interpretations of Mary Astell, edited by Penelope Weiss and Alice Sowaal. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2016: 168-187.

Elisabeth of Bohemia:

“Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia” in The Cambridge Descartes Lexicon, edited by Lawrence Nolan. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

John Locke:

“Locke's Philosophy of Religion” in The Blackwell Companion to John Locke, edited by Matthew Stuart. Blackwell Publishing, 2016.

Multiple figures:

“Early Modern Women on the Cosmological Argument: A Case Study in Feminist History of Philosophy” in Feminist History of Philosophy: The Recovery and Evaluation of Women's Philosophical Thought, edited by Eileen O'Neill and Marcy Lascano. Springer, 2019.

“Arguments for the existence of God” in The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy, Edited by Dan Kaufman. Routledge 2017.

"God, Freedom, and Perfection in Astell, Conway, and du Châtelet" In The Routledge Handbook of Women and Early Modern European Philosophy, Edited by Karen Detlefsen and Lisa Shapiro. Routledge, 2023.

Book Reviews:

“The Well-Ordered Universe: The Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish by Deborah Boyle,” Mind, Volume 128, Issue 509, January 2019, Pages 260–268

“Review of Desmond Clarke's The Equality of the Sexes in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2014.03.02.

“Review of Nicholas Rescher's Studies in Leibniz's Cosmology” in The Leibniz Review, December 2007.