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The World of Maria Gaetana Agnesi Mathematician of God Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Mathematics kindle ☆ 240 pages Download ✓ Massimo Mazzotti à [PDF / Epub] ✅ The World of Maria Gaetana AgnesShe is best known for her curve the witch of Agnesi which appears in almost all high school and undergraduate math books She was a child prodigy who freuented the salon circuit discussing mathematics philosophy history and music in multiple languages She wrote one of the first vernacular textbooks on calculus and was appointed chair of mathematics at the university in Bologna In later years however she became a prominent figure within the Catholic Enlightenment gave up th

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E and her fellow Enlightenment Catholics modified tradition in an effort to reconcile aspects of modern philosophy and science with traditional morality and theologyMazzotti's original and provocative investigation is also the first targeted study of the Catholic Enlightenment and its influence on modern science He argues that Agnesi's life is the perfect lens through which we can gain a greater understanding of mid eighteenth century cultural trends in continental Europe

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The World of Maria Gaetana Agnesi Mathematician of God Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of MathematicsE academic world and devoted herself to the poor the sick the hungry and the homeless Indeed the life of Maria Agnesi reveals a complex and enigmatic figure one of the most fascinating characters in the history of mathematicsUsing newly discovered archival documents Massimo Mazzotti reconstructs the wide spectrum of Agnesi's social experience and examines her relationships to various traditions religious political social and mathematical This meticulous study shows how sh