Table of contents for Men, women, and the birthing of modern science / edited by Judith P. Zinsser.

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Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 3
 Judith P. Zinsser
Section I: Women Natural Philosophers
Queen Christina's Metamorphosis: Her Alchemical World Soul and Fictional
 Gender Transformation 00
 Susanna Åkerman
Margaret Cavendish and the Microscope as Play 00
 Hilda L. Smith
The Many Representations of the Marquise Du Châtelet 00
 Judith P. Zinsser
Section II: Shifting Language, Shifting Roles
The Gender of Nature and the Nature of Gender in Early Modern Natural
 Philosophy 00
 Margaret J. Osler
Neither Natural Philosophy, Nor Science, Nor Literature: Gender, Writing, and
 the Pursuit of Nature in Fontenelle's Entretiens sur la pluralité des
 mondes habités 00
 J. B. Shank
Minerva and Venus: Algarotti's Newton for the Ladies 00
 Franco Arato
Section III: Women, Men, and the New Scientific Establishment
Women and Science in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Different Social
 Practices, Different Textualities and Different Kinds of Science 00
 Lynette Hunter
Joanna Stephens's Medicine and the Experimental Philosophy 00
 Stephen Clucas
The Invisible Economy of Science: A New Approach to the History of Gender and
 Astronomy at the Eighteenth-Century Berlin Academy of Sciences 00
 Monika Mommertz, translated by Julia Baker
Princess Ekaterina Romanovna Dashkova and Women's Issues in Russia in the
 Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 00
 Grigory A. Tishkin, translated by Albina Krymskaya
Index 00
About the Authors 00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Feminism and science.
Sexism in science -- Europe -- History.
Science -- Social aspects -- Europe.
Science -- Europe -- History.
Science -- Philosophy.