Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia & Rene Descartes: Correspondences
“Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia,” pp. 9-21, which is correspondence between Princess Elisabeth and Descartes.
This is the question: What do you think about their discussion of the soul? Do not be flippant in your response, but discerning. At the beginning of your response to this question, be sure to define and elucidate what you understand the word “soul” to mean. Please, no dictionary definition. Think! Make at least four references to the letters in your response.
The Book: Women Philosophers of the early modern period
Edited, with introduction, by Margaret Atherton