Article ID: CBB348271207

La biblioteca di Maria Gaetana Agnesi (2021)

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By examining the books and journals in Agnesi’s library, of which the unpublished Inventory is here provided, the cultural and scientifc training of Maria Gaetana Agnesi is outlined in the national and international context of the circulation of mathematical knowledge. We focus in particular on the possible stimuli and infuences received from the works consulted and/or studied not only in conceiving her treatise "Instituzioni analitiche ad uso della gioventù italiana (1748)," but also in the choices of language and elegance in style, in the organization of theoretical contents and exercises, in the execution of fgures and arrangement of the formulas.

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Authors & Contributors
Mazzotti, Massimo
Roero, Clara Silvia
Johnson, W.
Iannaccone, Isaia
Broad, Cathy
Guo, Yi-nan
Journals
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences
Historia Mathematica
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Journal of Dialectics of Nature
Publishers
Johns Hopkins University Press
Edwin Mellen Press
Editions du CTHS
Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura
Carocci
Olschki
Concepts
Mathematics
Libraries and archives
Calculus
Women in science
Bibliographies
Manuscripts
People
Agnesi, Maria Gaetana
Colson, John
Woodhouse, Robert
Lardner, Dionysius
Linnaeus, Carolus
Bernoulli, Johann
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
17th century
Renaissance
15th century
16th century
Places
Italy
British Isles
Europe
Bologna (Italy)
France
China
Institutions
Università di Bologna
Jesuits (Society of Jesus)
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