Article ID: CBB001320026

Women and Mathematics in the Time of Euler (2013)


We explore mathematics written both by and for women in eighteenth-century Europe, and some of the interesting personalities involved: Maria Agnesi, Emilie du Châtelet, Laura Bassi, Princess Charlotte Ludovica Luisa, John Colson, Francesco Algarotti, and Leonhard Euler himself.

Citation URI

Similar Citations

Article Costa, Shelley; (2002)
The Ladies' Diary: Gender, Mathematics, and Civil Society in Early Eighteenth-Century England (/isis/citation/CBB000200086/) unapi

Book Massimo Mazzotti; (2020)
Maria Gaetana Agnesi e il suo mondo: Una vita tra scienza e carità (/isis/citation/CBB779856557/) unapi

Chapter Hutton, Sarah; (2004)
Women, Science, and Newtonianism: Emilie du Châtelet versus Francesco Algarotti (/isis/citation/CBB000500772/) unapi

Article Roero, Clara Silvia; (2016)
Giornali, Accademie e Traduzioni: il successo europeo delle Instituzioni Analitiche di Maria Gaetana Agnesi (/isis/citation/CBB626543874/) unapi

Article Elena Serrano; (2019)
Sex and Prisons: Women and Spanish Penitentiary Reform, 1787-1808 (/isis/citation/CBB418229223/) unapi

Article Fabio Bellissima; (2019)
Guida alla lettura del "Tentamen novae theoriae musicae" di Eulero (/isis/citation/CBB702093931/) unapi

Book Paolo Freguglia; Mariano Giaquinta; (2016)
The Early Period of the Calculus of Variations (/isis/citation/CBB578052686/) unapi

Article Maria Teresa Borgato; (2013)
Lagrange et les fonds de pension pour les veuves (/isis/citation/CBB017117785/) unapi

Chapter Findlen, Paula; (2003)
The Scientist's Body: The Nature of a Woman Philosopher in Enlightenment Italy (/isis/citation/CBB000670936/) unapi

Chapter Marta Cavazza; (2015)
La scienza al femminile (/isis/citation/CBB108003953/) unapi

Thesis Costa, Shelley Anne; (2000)
The “Ladies' Diary”: Society, gender and mathematics in England, 1704--1754 (/isis/citation/CBB001562687/) unapi

Article Mazzotti, Massimo; (2004)
Newton for Ladies: Gentility, Gender, and Radical Culture (/isis/citation/CBB000410704/) unapi

Book Mazzotti, Massimo; (2007)
The World of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Mathematician of God (/isis/citation/CBB000773107/) unapi

Article Andrea Reichenberger; (2021)
Émilie Du Châtelet on Space and Time (/isis/citation/CBB162504912/) unapi

Article Johnson, W.; (1995)
Contributors to improving the teaching of calculus in early 19th-century England (/isis/citation/CBB000056476/) unapi

Article Guo, Yi-nan; Wang, Qing-jian; (2008)
A Woman Mathematician with a Beautiful Mind---Maria Gaetana Agnesi (/isis/citation/CBB000760569/) unapi

Authors & Contributors
Mazzotti, Massimo
Costa, Shelley Anne
Klens, Ulrike
Johnson, W.
Euler, Leonhard
Lozeran de Fiesc, Louis Antoine
Bollettino di Storia delle Scienze Matematiche
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
British Journal for the History of Science
Journal of Dialectics of Nature
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences
Association pour la Sauvegarde et le Patrimoine Métallurgique Haut-Marnais
Johns Hopkins University Press
Cornell University
Science and gender
Science and society
Women in science
Agnesi, Maria Gaetana
Euler, Leonhard
Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise
Algarotti, Francesco
Bassi, Laura Maria Caterina
Lagrange, Joseph Louis
British Isles
Bologna (Italy)
18th century
19th century
17th century
Università di Bologna

Be the first to comment!

{{ comment.created_by.username }} on {{ comment.created_on | date:'medium' }}

Log in or register to comment