Elisabeth of Bohemia – Women You Should Read

We finished up the month of March with a talk at the Shorewood Public Library, kicking off a new quarterly series there – Women You Should (Have) Read.  For the first lecture and discussion, we examined the life and the correspondence of Elisabeth of Bohemia.

Her story is fascinating – her family is right at the center of the political and religious conflicts of the 30 Years War – and she is a brilliant philosophical correspondent with Rene Descartes, spurring him to write his last great work (The Passions of the Soul).

If you’d like to watch the video-recording, here it is.

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