The Labor of the Mind. Intellect and Gender in Enlightenment Cultures

A. J. LaVopa (North Carolina State University)

Monday, 21 May 2018, 2 – 3.30 pm

School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, William Robertson Wing, rm. 2.36

Prof. LaVopa will give a presentation on his most recent book, The Labor of the Mind. Intellect and Gender in Enlightenment Cultures (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017), and lead a discussion of chapter 6 (“The Labors of David Hume”).

The book is available online through the Edinburgh University Library website.

Please send an email to Thomas.Ahnert@ed.ac.uk before 6 pm on Friday, 18 May, if you would like to attend.