Nye has put this correspondence in readable form ... well done. -- S. C. Schwarze, Cabrini College CHOICE An intriguing combination of social history, biography, and philosophical commentary. The Princess and the Philosopher provides a lens that enables readers to understand Elisabeth's appreciation of and impact on Descartes' philosophy, framed within the political and cultural context of their time. -- Nancy Tuana, Editor, NEWSLETTER ON FEMINISM AND PHILOSOPHY
About the Author
Andrea Nye is professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Her books include Philosophia: The Thought of Rosa Luxemburg, Simone Weil, and Hannah Arendt (1994) and Words of Power: A Feminist Reading of the History of Logic (1990).