18th Century Mathematicians

Maria Gaetana Agnesi

Maria Gaetana Agnesi

Books: Agnesi, Maria Gaetana, Rebecca Marie Messbarger, and Paula Findlen. 2005. The Contest for Knowledge: Debates Over Women’s Learning in Eighteenth-Century Italy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Mazzotti, Massimo. 2007. The World of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Mathematician of God. Baltimore, Md: Johns Hopkins University Press. McElroy, Tucker. 2005. A to Z of Mathematicians. New York: […]

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Émilie du Châtelet

Émilie du Châtelet

Articles: Bodanis, David. “The scientist whom history forgot,” The Guardian [Science], Friday August 4, 2006. Books: Burns, William E. 2003. Science in the Enlightenment: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, Calif. [u.a.]: ABC-Clio. Prioleau, Betsy. 2004. Seductress: women who ravished the world and their lost art of love. New York: Penguin Books.  Rooney. Anne. 2014. The Story of Physics. Arcturus […]

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