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Hypatia reborn

essays in feminist philosophy

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Azizah Y. al-Hibri and Margaret A. Simons.
    ContributionsHibri, Azizah, 1943-, Simons, Margaret A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1206 .H94 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 349 p. ;
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2219160M
    ISBN 10025332744X, 0253205859
    LC Control Number89046334

    Edward J. Watts, Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient : Oxford University Press, If “Google search data” be trusted, Edward J. Watts’s latest book treats “the world’s best-known Neoplatonic philosopher and the fifth most popular Greek philosopher ever—trailing only Plato, Socrates, Aristotle, and Pythagoras.” (4). Hypatia: Journey Through the World’s First Virtual Reality City All the art, culture, education, and interaction you want - in a stunning virtual reality world. Sarah Marquart March 10th

    Hypatia (hi-PAY-shee-uh) was the daughter of Theon, a distinguished professor of mathematics at the Alexandria university whose goal was to raise, in Hypatia, the perfect human being. Hypatia and Her Mathematics Michael A. B. Deakin The American Mathematical Monthly,March , Volume , Number 3, pp. – 1. INTRODUCTION. The first woman mathematician of whom we have reasonably secure and detailed knowledge is Hypatia of Alexandria. Although there is a.

    Edward J. Watts, Hypatia: the Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher. New York: Oxford University Press, Pp. xii + ; 9 illustrations. ISBN: $ The OUP series Women in Antiquity, which Watts’ book is a part of, aims to provide. TO HYPATIA She alone survives, immutable, eternal; Death can scatter the trembling universes But Beauty still dazzles with her fire And all is reborn in her, And the worlds are still prostrate beneath her white feet! —Leconte de Lisle BOOK ONE.


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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Simone de Beauvoir. Books shelved as hypatia: Flow Down Like Silver: Hypatia of Alexandria by Ki Longfellow, Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher by Edward.

Hypatia, Ancient Alexandria’s Great Female Scholar An avowed paganist in a time of religious strife, Hypatia was also one of the first women to study math, astronomy and philosophy.

Hypatia Reviews Online (HRO) is the online venue for book Hypatia reborn book commissioned by Hypatia, A Journal of Feminist goal is to provide timely, broad coverage of feminist philosophy books and books of interest to feminist philosophers.

The first issues of the journal Hypatia, published from throughtruly heralded the rebirth of a feminist philosophy. Women in philosophy had been silenced since the days of the fourth-century Alexandrian woman philosopher and mathematician, Hypatia.

Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published quarterly by Cambridge University of Januarythe journal is led by co-editors Bonnie J. Mann, Erin McKenna, Camisha Russell, and Rocío reviews are published by Hypatia Reviews Online (HRO).HRO is edited by Erin McKenna and Joan Woolfrey.

Hypatia, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who lived in a very turbulent era in Alexandria’s history. She is the earliest female mathematician of whose life and work reasonably detailed knowledge exists.

She became the victim of a particularly brutal murder at the hands of a gang of Christian zealots. Hypatia’s work on Book III of Claudius Ptolemy’s great second century astronomical work Almagest still exists.

Remarkably, given the number of academic articles written about Hypatia in recent times, this – her only surviving work – is yet to be given a modern translation directly into English. A translation into French was made by. Hypatia the symbol has shaded nearly all of what we know of Hypatia the person.

But this person is not entirely lost. This book will tell her story. Our evidence for Hypatia’s life is scanty, it is almost entirely written by men, and it is interested in telling only the stories that appealed most directly to male authors. A book about Hypatia in context, about what her life was and why she was important and not just what her death meant, together with a consideration of what use has been made of her life and death since her death.

It's not as good as Watts book on the last pagan generation -- there isn't as much material on Hypatia -- but I'm very glad I read it/5(16). Hypatia—brilliant mathematician, eloquent Neoplatonist, and a woman renowned for her beauty—was brutally murdered by a mob of Christians in Alexandria in She has been a legend ever since.

In this engrossing book, Maria Dzielska searches behind the legend to bring us the real story of Hypatia's life and death, and new insight into her colorful ians and poets, Victorian.

None of Hypatia's or Theon's works survived the burning of the Great Library. significance of the Great Library of Alexandria and the role of Hypatia in the following passage his book Cosmos. "Only once before in our history was there the promise of a brilliant scientific civilization.

Beneficiary of the Ionian Awakening, it had its citadel. Hypatia, also known as Hypatia of Alexandria, was a famed inventor, astronomer, mathematician and philosopher from Egypt.

This biography profiles her childhood, family, personal life, contributions, accomplishments, death and other facts. The first issues of the journal Hypatia, published from throughtruly heralded the rebirth of a feminist philosophy.

Women in philosophy had been silenced since the days of the fourth-century Alexandrian woman philosopher and mathematician, Hypatia. With the establishment of the journal by the Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP), feminist issues and philosophy were legitimized.

Hypatia -- brilliant mathematician, eloquent Neoplatonist, and a woman renowned for her beauty -- was brutally murdered by a mob of Christians in Alexandria in and has been a legend ever since. In this engrossing book, Dzielska searches behind the legend to bring us the real story of Hypatia's life and death, and new insight into her colorful world.

With Hypatia's work on this important book, she made the concepts easier to understand, thus making the work survive through many centuries. Hypatia was the first woman to have such a profound impact on the survival of early thought in mathematics.

Hypatia lived in Alexandria when Christianity started to dominate over the other religions. Ecological Feminist Philosophies (A Hypatia Book) by Karen J.

Warren | 22 Jun out of 5 stars 1. Paperback £ £   In both, Hypatia's death was a result of a conflict between the Orestes and Cyril, later made a saint of the church. According to Scholasticus, an order of Orestes to control Jewish celebrations met with approval by Christians, then to violence between the Christians and the Jews.A philosopher, mathematician, and martyr, Hypatia is one of antiquity's best known female intellectuals.

During the sixteen centuries following her murder, by a mob of Christians, Hypatia has been remembered in books, poems, plays, paintings, and films as a victim of religious intolerance whose death symbolized the end of the Classical world.