"In lode della filosofessa di Bologna": An Introduction to Laura Bassi

  title={"In lode della filosofessa di Bologna": An Introduction to Laura Bassi},
  author={Alberto Elena},
  pages={510 - 518}
  • A. Elena
  • Published 1 September 1991
  • Sociology
  • Isis
Obstacles encountered by four major European astronomical observatories belonging to academies in the 18th century
It is known that, in the first half of the 18th century, the conditions for astronomy at the Imperial Observatory of St-Petersburg, directed by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, were comparable to those
Networks, Patronage and Women of Science during the Italian Enlightenment
  • L. Whaley
  • History
    Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
  • 2016
The reputation of the physicist Laura Maria Caterina Bassi (1711–78) and the mathematician Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718–99) as serious scientists was acknowledged by contemporary natural philosophers
A Complete Bibliography of Publications in Isis, 1960{1969
Aborigenes [78]. according [155]. Action [39, 72]. actuelle [87]. actuelles [107, 84]. Acvaghosa [8]. Aegypten [30]. Aether [126]. Agnes [42]. al [11]. Albert [45]. alcune [51]. Algerien [30]. alla
An Extraordinary Event in 1732
It was April 17, 1732 and a very special day in the Papal City State of Bologna. The event attracted an enormous crowd gathered in the Sala degli Anziani of the Palazzo Pubblico, the residence of the
Laura Bassi: Her Education and Her Marriage
The chapter presents Laura Maria Caterina Bassi as a young girl receiving a solid education in languages, philosophy, logic, metaphysics, and science. We follow Laura as she becomes a most erudite
Scientific Works by Laura Bassi and Giuseppe Veratti
In this chapter, we examine the scientific work of Laura Bassi and of her husband. We examine the type of work they did independently from each other and the work they did in collaboration. In the
The Slow Start of Laura’s Scientific Career and the Bolognese Community’s Response to her Work
This chapter explains how eighteenth century society viewed the role and intellectual work of ‘exceptional women’. This view restricted Laura to the world of literature in spite of her overwhelming
Women and Mathematics in the Time of Euler
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
Minerva e Pigmalione. Carriere femminili nell'Italia del Settecento
(1997). Minerva e Pigmalione. Carriere femminili nell'Italia del Settecento. The Italianist: Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 5-17.