Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Sophie Germain: An Essay in the History of the Theory of Elasticity” as Want to Read:
Sophie Germain: An Essay in the History of the Theory of Elasticity
by N. Dworsky
Why should the story of a woman's role in the development of a scientific theory be written? Is it to celebrate, as some have done, the heroism of a woman's struggle in a man's world? Or is it, rather to demonstrate that gender is irrelevant to the march of scientific ideas? This book hopes to do neither. Rather, it intends to do justice both to the professional life of a ...more
Paperback, 149 pages
Published October 31st 1980 by Springer
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.