Lady Damaris Masham

[Revised entry by Sarah Hutton on March 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Damaris Masham (1658-1708) was one of the earliest English woman philosophers. The main sources for her
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[Revised entry by Sarah Hutton on March 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Damaris Masham (1658-1708) was one of the earliest English woman philosophers. The main sources for her philosophy are two published books, A Discourse Concerning the Love of God (1696) and Occasional Thoughts in Reference to a Vertuous and Christian Life (1705), and her correspondence with Locke and and with Leibniz....

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