Marcy P. Lascano

See the Projects Page for information on my projects on early modern women philosophers


I am a Professor in the Philosophy Department at California State University Long Beach.

I work on 17th and 18th century philosophers.

Upcoming Talks

"Reconsidering Astell's Relation to Locke: God's Existence and Human Freedom." History of Modern Group Talk at the University of Toronto.

April 12th 2018

Current Work

I am currently working on revisions of a few chapters for my book project on metaphysical issues in the philosophical systems of Margaret Cavendish, Anne Conway, Mary Astell, Damaris Masham, and Emilie du Châtelet.

Book Project on early modern women's metaphysics

"Emilie du Châtelet on Illusion." Emilie du Châtelet's Foundations of Physics: A Conference Celebrating the Complete English Translation, University of Notre Dame.

April 28th 2018