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Hypatia

Dora Russell

Hypatia

or, Woman and knowledge

by Dora Russell

  • 249 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women.,
  • Women -- Social and moral questions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWoman and knowledge.
    Statementby Dora Russell (Mrs Bertrand Russell).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13931358M

    "Deakin's notes are full of useful informaiton, and his book is both comprehensive and captivating." - ISIS In the late fourth and early fifth centuries of our era, Hypatia of Alexandria was the world's greatest living mathematician and astronomer/5(6). 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.

    Hypatia; or, New foes with an old face (His works) by Kingsley, Charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at forabetterchicago.com Mar 01,  · Hypatia of Alexandria was a philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer who lived in the man’s world of 4th century Alexandria. She is the first female mathematician to be written of and achieved the position of head of the respected Platonist school. But her tragic death was forabetterchicago.com: Riley Winters.

    Mar 04,  · Hypatia - mathematician, Neoplatonist, and a woman renowned for her beauty - was brutally murdered by a mob of Christians in Alexandria in In this book, Maria Dzielska searches behind the legend to bring us the real story of Hypatia's life and death, and insight into her world/5(2). Jan 24,  · In introducing Chidi to Lisa Kudrow's Hypatia of Alexandria—a cutting-edge feminist scholar from ancient Egypt—The Good Place makes a sly comment about what kind of .


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The book reads well and for this the translator must be congratulated.”―Leonora Jackson, Scholia: Natal Studies in Classical Antiquity “Dzielska provides here an exemplary 'retrieval' of the life and achievements of Hypatia of Alexandria (c.

).Cited by: 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 forabetterchicago.comians and poets, Victorian. It is a book that shows that truth is stranger (and a lot more interesting) than the rose-tinted fiction which has usually enveloped the life and death of this remarkable woman." --Peter Brown, Princeton University "Hypatia of Alexandria led an exceptional life as a celibate teacher of philosophy and political forabetterchicago.com by: 2.

I picked up Hypatia of Alexandria after hearing about Agora, a film which made some waves at Cannes this year Hypatia book should be showing on U.S.

screens soon. It'll be interesting seeing the movie after reading this book, as director Alejandro Amenábar's Hypatia is exactly the type of literary Hypatia that Dzielska spends the first chapter of her /5.

Hypatia, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who lived in a very turbulent era in Alexandria’s history. She is Hypatia book 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.

For a book that started so well, I was mightily disappointed with the progression and ending of this one. Charles Kingsley does a good job showing the corruption of the catholic church in the 5th century but he completely gets Hypatia wrong/5.

Hypatia also wrote at least one book of Theon’s work on Ptolemy. Ptolemy Hypatia book systematised all contemporary mathematical and astronomical knowledge in a book text which he modestly called a Mathematical Treatise.

Mediaeval Arab scholars renamed it the Almagest (‘Great Book’). Ptolemy’s. Hypatia The Life and Legend of An Ancient Philosopher (Book): Watts, Edward Jay: A philosopher, mathematician, and martyr, Hypatia is one of antiquity's best-known female intellectuals.

For 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. Hypatia Book & Coffee, Akhisar.

likes · 32 talking about this · 50 were here. Bookstore5/5(1). Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy is a forum for cutting-edge work in feminist philosophy. Since its inception in the mids, Hypatia has been a catalyst for broadening and refining feminist philosophy as well as an invaluable resource for those.

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 philosophyAuthor: Sarah Zielinski. 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. Book Reviews. Hypatia reviews of individual books are published electronically on Hypatia Reviews Online (HRO).

Reviews are typically invited by the Book Review Editors, although we welcome recommendations of books to review and would be glad to know if you are interested in writing book forabetterchicago.com more information: Visit the HRO website. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy is a forum for cutting-edge work in feminist philosophy.

Richly interdisciplinary in orientation, Hypatia serves as a resource for the philosophy and wider women's studies communities and for all those interested in philosophical issues raised by feminism. Hypatia is the first woman mathematician about whom we have either biographical knowledge or knowledge of her mathematics.

Hypatia developed commentaries on older works, probably including those by Ptolemy, Diophantus, and Apollonius, in order to make them easier to understand. For a full list of HRO reviews, and many earlier Hypatia reviews, visit the HRO Archive.

The Hypatia review archive includes full-text reviews published online by HRO beginning in ; full-text reviews published online by the Michigan State Editorial office in ; and links to online sources for all the reviews published in print issues of the journal between andand in special.

Mar 14,  · It is a book that shows that truth is stranger (and a lot more interesting) than the rose-tinted fiction which has usually enveloped the life and death of this remarkable woman." —Peter Brown, Princeton University "Hypatia of Alexandria led an exceptional life as a Brand: Oxford University Press.

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leaving only the Hypatia vessel alive and. Jan 18,  · Hypatia, the much loved pagan philosopher of Alexandria, Egypt, has long been acknowledged as the symbol of the passing of the old ways and the triumph of the new.

Hypatia ( CE) was the daughter of Theon, the last professor of the Alexandrian University (associated closely with the famous Library of Alexandria).Author: Joshua J. Mark. 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.

The Wisdom of Hypatia: Ancient Spiritual Practices for a More Meaningful Life, offers a progressive, nine-month program based on the teachings of this inspiring Pagan Neoplatonic philosopher. Discover how to bring purpose, tranquility, and spiritual depth to your life through exercises and techniques divided into three degrees of wisdom: Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Neoplatonism.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.Hypatia, the last defender of the pagan faith, is a wonderful study, and the whole book is a brilliant picture of the passing of the old faiths of Greece and Rome.

Book Excerpt rld the same stern yet wholesome discipline under which the Western had been restored to life.