Justin Begley

Justin Begley

Justin Begley

Justin Begley graduated with a DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2017, and he is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Humanities Division at the University of Helsinki.

He has also held short-term fellowships at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC and at the University of Bucharest.

Currently, Justin is turning his dissertation, titled “Margaret Cavendish, The Last Natural Philosopherinto a monograph, and he has published articles in journals such as Intellectual History Review and The Seventeenth Century.

As an early modern intellectual historian, he has special interests in the history of substance theories, the reception of Aristotelian thought, and how ideas about plants and animals changed over time.