Jacqueline Broad is an Associate Professor of Philosophy in the School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. She is also a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Her area of research expertise is early modern women’s philosophy.

Her most recent work is a two-volume edited collection of women’s philosophical letters: Women Philosophers of Seventeenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence (Oxford University Press, 2019) and Women Philosophers of Eighteenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence (Oxford University Press, 2020).

She is also the author of The Philosophy of Mary Astell: An Early Modern Theory of Virtue (Oxford University Press, 2015), A History of Women’s Political Thought in Europe, 1400-1700 (Cambridge University Press, 2009, with Karen Green), and Women Philosophers of the Seventeenth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2002).

Her edited books include Women and Liberty, 1600-1800: Philosophical Essays (OUP, 2017, with Karen Detlefsen), Mary Astell’s The Christian Religion (CRRS & Iter, 2013), and Virtue, Liberty, and Toleration: Political Ideas of European Women, 1400-1800 (Springer, 2007, with Karen Green).

For a full bibliographical list of her books and articles, with downloadable copies of her work, please click on the Publications tab.

To contact her, please email: jacqueline [dot] broad [at] monash [dot] edu