M.P. de Baar,Machteld Löwensteyn,Marit Monteiro,A. Agnes's Choosing the Better Part: Anna Maria van Schurman PDF

By M.P. de Baar,Machteld Löwensteyn,Marit Monteiro,A. Agnes Sneller,Lynne Richards

ISBN-10: 0792337999

ISBN-13: 9780792337997

Anna Maria van Schurman used to be in additional than one point an unconventional lady in her personal lifetime. As a proficient student in lots of overseas and historical languages, in addition to in philosophy and theology, she corresponded with different discovered women and men far and wide Europe. She completed foreign renown for her personal defence of scholarly task of ladies. lifestyles and paintings of this Dutch femme savante of the seventeenth Century has to this point been studied via theologians, philosophers, literary students, historians, pedagogues and artwork historians, every one focusing on particular points of Van Schurman's biography or paintings. a slightly fragmented picture of this student used to be the outcome.
This interdependent number of essays describes the lifestyles and paintings of Anna Maria van Schurman from an interdisciplinary - or fairly multidisciplinary - technique and should define a extra built-in but whilst subtly differentiated photograph. 9 contributions - from the disciplines of philosophy, theology, Dutch language and literature, highbrow and artwork heritage, and women's reviews - in part in line with new resource fabric, shed gentle on Van Schurman's rules on erudition and femininity, ethics and philosophy, in addition to on her spiritual ideals, in the context of the early sleek highbrow group to which she belonged.
Audience: This choice of essays will for that reason command the curiosity not just of historians, but additionally of students and scholars in theology, philosophy, artwork background, and women's studies.

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