Nancy Hirschmann, 2017–2018 | National Humanities Center

Nancy J. Hirschmann (NHC Fellow, 2017–18)

Project Title

Freedom, Power, and Disability

University of Pennsylvania

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2017–18

Nancy J. Hirschmann drafted three chapters of her book Freedom, Power, and Disability. Additionally, she made progress on four papers including "Wollstonecraft as a Freedom Theorist" for The Wollstonecraftian Mind, edited by Alan Coffee and Eileen Hunt Botting (2019); "Diderotʼs 'Letter on the Blind' as a Work of Political Theory"; "Mary Wollstonecraft, Social Construction, and the Idea of Freedom"; and "Disability and the Will."