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“From This Time, I Shall Survey Myself in the Glass with a Sort of Philosophical Pleasure”: Newton and Narcissism in Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy Explain'd for the Use of the Ladies (2008)


Description On the argument in Elizabeth Carter's translation of Algarotti's work on Newton that women are drawn to the science of optics, commenting on female microscope use.

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Authors & Contributors
Wilson, Catherine
Fara, Patricia
Hutton, Sarah
Zuylen, J. van
Fournier, Marian
Dennis, Michael Aaron
British Journal for the History of Science
Janus: revue internationale de l'histoire des sciences, de la medecine, de la pharmacie et de la technique
Journal of the History of Ideas
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Science in Context
Transactions of the International Congress on the Enlightenment
Princeton University Press
Presses Universitaires du Septentrion
University of Ottawa (Canada)
Women in science
Science and gender
Algarotti, Francesco
Newton, Isaac
Carter, Elizabeth
Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van
Hooke, Robert
Cavendish, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle
Great Britain
Delft (Netherlands)
17th century
18th century
19th century
Royal Society of London

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