A History of Women Philosophers Ancient Women Philosophers 600 B.C. — 500 A.D. / edited by M.E. Waithe.

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Other Authors: Waithe, M.E. (Editor, http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 1987.
Edition:1st ed. 1987.
Series:History of Women Philosophers ; 1
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Table of Contents:
  • to Volume 1
  • 1. Early Pythagoreans: Themistoclea, Theano, Arignote, Myia, and Damo
  • I. Themistoclea, Arignote, and Damo
  • II. Theano of Crotona
  • III. Myia; Notes.
  • 2. Late Pythagoreans: Aesara of Lucania, Phintys of Sparta, and Perictione I
  • I. Aesara of Lucania
  • II. Phintys of Sparta
  • III. Perictione I
  • 3. Late Pythagoreans: Theano II, and Perictione II
  • I. Theano II
  • II. Perictione II
  • 4. Authenticating the Fragments and Letters
  • I. The Forgery Hypothesis
  • II. The Pseudonymy Hypothesis
  • III. The Eponymy Hypothesis:
  • 5. Aspasia of Miletus
  • I. Background
  • II. The Menexenus and Pericles’ Funeral Oration
  • III. Two arguments about the Menexenus
  • IV. Aspasia and Sophistic Rhetoric; Conclusions; Notes.
  • 6. Diotima of Mantinea
  • I. Distinguishing Diotima from Plato and Socrates
  • II. The Tradition of Diotima as a Fictitious Character
  • III. The historical Diotima
  • IV. In Support of Thesis B
  • 7. Julia Domna
  • I. Julia Domna’s Biography
  • II. “The Philosopher Julia”
  • III. Conclusion; Notes.
  • 8. Makrina
  • I. Biography
  • II. Makrina and the Spiritual Tradition
  • III. Makrina and Woman’s Soul
  • IV. Makrina on Creation, Reincarnation, and Resurrection
  • 9. Hypatia of Alexandria
  • I. Biography
  • II. Teaching
  • III. Works
  • 10. Arete, Asclepigenia, Axiothea, Cleobulina, Hipparchia, and Lasthenia
  • I. Arete of Cyrene
  • II. Asclepigenia of Athens
  • III. Axiothea of Philesia
  • IV. Cleobulina of Rhodes
  • V. Hipparchia the Cynic
  • VI. Lathenia of Mantinea; Notes.