By Simone Webb

Simone Webb is a Leonard Cohen obsessive and would-be academic.

  1. Margaret Cavendish, Anne Conway, Elisabeth of Bohemia, Mary Astell, Damaris Masham, Catherine Cockburn, Bathsua Makin. You can take a philosophy degree, including Early Modern philosophy, and not come across a single one of these women. The only name likely to ring any bells for an undergraduate philosopher is Elisabeth of Bohemia, and only because of her role in responding to Descartes’ philosophy.

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  2. “All Of My Feelings About The USA Are Uncomplicated And Positive”

    “I Have No Need To Refer To The Holy Spirit When Having Sex, Not Even A Little Bit”

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