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Women and Mathematics in the Time of Euler

Betty Mayfield
The College Mathematics Journal
Vol. 44, No. 2 (March 2013), pp. 82-88
DOI: 10.4169/college.math.j.44.2.082
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.4169/college.math.j.44.2.082
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Summary 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.

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