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Published on March 15, 2009

Author: aharning

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The heartfelt story of the first woman mathematician: Hypatia.

The Power of One Woman By: Professor April Harning For: History of Mathematics Course Chapter 6

Is there such a thing as a perfect human?

"Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all."

Daughter of Theon Famous around 370A.D. Influence of her father Neo-Platonists Beliefs Influenced by… Professor at Alexandria Speaking abilities Innovative ideas

Famous around 370A.D.

Influence of her father

Neo-Platonists Beliefs

Influenced by…

Professor at Alexandria

Speaking abilities

Innovative ideas

Mathematical Contributions Euclid’s Theories Number Theory Diophantus Conics Algebra Astronomy Commentaries

Euclid’s Theories

Number Theory

Diophantus

Conics

Algebra

Astronomy

Commentaries

Scientific Contributions Astrolabe Planesphere Invented the hydroscope measured density of liquids

Astrolabe

Planesphere

Invented the hydroscope

measured density of liquids

Hypatia’s Moon Crater 4.3 o S, 22.6 o E

4.3 o S, 22.6 o E

Political Beliefs Questioned Religious Beliefs Studied female goddesses Neo-Platonic beliefs Her intelligence

Questioned

Religious Beliefs

Studied female goddesses

Neo-Platonic beliefs

Her intelligence

Once upon a death… Christian Mob Stripped her naked Inhumanely butchered Library of Alexandria All her work burned Martyr Mathematical End "Paul tells us women should be silent, now this one obeys."  

Christian Mob

Stripped her naked

Inhumanely butchered

Library of Alexandria

All her work burned

Martyr

Mathematical End

Hypatia’s Legacy Her Bravery Changing of Mathematics Incorporated New Ideas Ideas still valued today Perfect Human?

Her Bravery

Changing of Mathematics

Incorporated New Ideas

Ideas still valued today

Hypatia leaves us with this… "Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond."

"Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond."

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