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  1. Marcy P. Lascano (2013). Anne Conway: Bodies in the Spiritual World. Philosophy Compass 8 (4):327-336.
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  2. Marcy P. Lascano (2011). Damaris Masham and “The Law of Reason or Nature”. Modern Schoolman 88 (3):245-265.
    Emphasis on reason is pervasive in Damaris Masham’s writings. However, her various assertions regarding the use and importance of reason sometimes seem in tension with her emphasis on its limitations and weaknesses. In this paper, I examine Masham’s views concerning the role of reason in knowledge of the existence and nature of God, moral duty, and human happiness. First, I show one way in which Masham uses reason in her works—in her argument for the existence of God. Here, we see (...)
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  3. Marcy P. Lascano (2011). Emilie du Châtelet on the Existence and Nature of God: An Examination of Her Arguments in Light of Their Sources. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19 (4):741 - 758.
    Many commentators have suggested that the metaphysical portions of Emilie du Châtelet's Institutions de physique are a mere retelling of Leibniz's views. I argue that a close reading of the text shows that du Châtelet's cosmological argument and discussion of God's nature contains both Lockean and Leibnizian elements. I discuss where she follows Locke in her arguments, what Leibnizian elements she brings in, and how this enables her to avoid some of the mistakes commonly attributed to Locke's formulation of the (...)
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  4. Marcy P. Lascano (2007). Review of Studies in Leibniz's Cosmology (Nicholas Rescher Collected Papers Volume XIII). [REVIEW] Leibniz Review 17:183-191.
     
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  5. Marcy P. Lascano (2007). Studies in Leibniz's Cosmology (Nicholas Rescher Collected Papers Volume XIII). The Leibniz Review 17:183-191.
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