Dr Elisabeth Thorson
Elisabeth is a philosopher at Durham University. Her main field of research is within early modern philosophy, in particular John Locke and the relationship between theology and politics in 17th century Europe.
Elisabeth also works on the revival of classical thought such as Platonism, Epicureanism, and Natural Law Theory in the 17th century.
Elisabeth completed her doctoral thesis From Empiricism to Platonism: Locke's Concept of Reason in the Department of Philosophy, the University of York in 2018.
Elisabeth is also associated with the University of York, where she lectured 2018-2020
"Right Reason and the Power of Platonism in 17th Century Women Philosophers"
The Early Moderns on the Power of Philosophy Workshop
October 14-15, 2022
School of Philosophy
University College Dublin
"Locke's 'Humble Epistemology' against Political and
The ISIH 2022 Conference:
Histories of Knowledge: Political, Historical and Cultural Epistemologies in Intellectual History
September 12-15, 2022
Philo of Alexandria
"Do not go where the path may lead. Instead, go where there is no path and leave a trail"