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Published: 29 December 2020

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198859031

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Pythagorean Women Philosophers

Between Belief and Suspicion

Dorota M. Dutsch

Oxford Studies in Classical Literature and Gender Theory

  • Draws attention to the role of women intellectuals in the history of Ancient Greek philosophy
  • Features new translations and readings of texts attributed to women, including newly discovered Syriac sayings of Theano
  • Offers a new approach to the questions of the historicity of women philosophers and the importance of pseudepigraphic texts circulating under female names

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