Jacqueline Broad

Associate Professor Jacqueline Broad

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2018
  • Section(s): Philosophy And History Of Ideas


Jacqueline Broad is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Monash University. She is a world-class expert in early modern philosophy (c. 1650-1750), with a particular focus on women philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.Together with Karen Detlefsen she recently published Women and Liberty, 1600-1800: Philosophical Essays, an edited volume with Oxford University Press (2017). Her other books include The Philosophy of Mary Astell: An Early Modern Theory of Virtue (Oxford University Press, 2015); Women Philosophers of the Seventeenth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2002); A History of Women’s Political Thought in Europe, 1400-1700 (Cambridge University Press, 2009; with Karen Green); a co-edited volume Virtue, Liberty, and Toleration (Springer, 2007; with Karen Green); and a modern edition of Astell’s The Christian Religion (CRRS & Iter, 2013).

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