Susanne Sreedhar, 2011–2012 | National Humanities Center

Susanne Sreedhar (NHC Fellow, 2011–12)

Project Title

Gender and Contract in Early Modern Philosophy

Boston University

Return to All Fellows

Fellowship Work Summary, 2011–12

Susanne Sreedhar made substantial progress on her book Gender and Contract in Early Modern Philosophy. She also wrote "Hobbes on 'The Woman Question'" for Philosophy Compass (2012), and finished three chapters for forthcoming edited anthologies: "Toward a Hobbesian Theory of Sexuality," in Feminist Interpretations of Thomas Hobbes (Penn State University Press, 2013); "Political Philosophy," in The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth-Century Philosophy; and "Constitutions and Social Contracts," in The Routledge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Philosophy.