Margaret Lucas Cavendish

[Revised entry by David Cunning on May 29, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Margaret Lucas Cavendish was a philosopher, poet, scientist, fiction-writer, and playwright who
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[Revised entry by David Cunning on May 29, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Margaret Lucas Cavendish was a philosopher, poet, scientist, fiction-writer, and playwright who lived in the Seventeenth Century. Her work is important for a number of reasons. One is that it lays out an early and very compelling version of the naturalism that is found in current-day philosophy and science. It also offers important insights that bear on recent discussions of the nature and characteristics of intelligence and the question of whether or not the bodies that surround us are intelligent or have an intelligent cause....

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