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Women in the History of Philosophy and Sciences

Women in the History of Philosophy and Sciences

Series Editors: Hagengruber, Ruth Edith, Waithe, Mary Ellen, Paganini, Gianni

ISSN: 2523-8760

Series Editors:

Ruth Hagengruber, Center History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn University, Germany       

Mary Ellen Waithe, Department of Philosophy and Comparative Religion, Cleveland State University, USA  

Gianenrico (Gianni) Paganini, Philosophical Faculty, Piemont University, Vercelli, Italy


Ruth Hagengruber is head of philosophy and specializes in the history of philosophy and science, particularly on Émilie Du Châtelet. She is director of the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists http://historyofwomenphilosophers.org/, Europe’s first center dedicated to the study of women philosophers and scientists. With its biannual summer and autumn schools, master classes, the world’s first joint Master’s ERASMUS program on the history of women philosophers and scientists, and international conferences as well as workshops, Dr Hagengruber’s Center attracts world-renowned scholars and thereby multiplies its range and ideas.


Mary Ellen Waithe is Professor Emerita of Philosophy, past Chair of the Department of Philosophy & Comparative Religion, and former Director of the University’s Program in Women’s Studies at Cleveland State University. She is the editor of the four-volume Springer classic series A History of Women Philosophers, published from 1987-1994, and author of nearly fifty articles and book chapters about women philosophers from antiquity through the twentieth century and translator of Oliva Sabuco, New Philosophy of Human Nature--1587 (University of Illinois Press). Mary Ellen Waithe is also President of the Society for the Study of Women Philosophers http://www.sswp.org/, editor of the APA blog: “Revisiting the Canon,” Board member of the International Association of Women Philosophers (IAPh) and member of the International Network of Women Philosophers, established by UNESCO.

Gianni Paganini, Professor of History of Philosophy at Piedmont University and visiting fellow at the renowned Paris Institute for Advanced Study, is specialized in early modern philosophy, particularly in history of skepticism, Libertinism, and clandestine philosophy. He leads the national research group on philosophy from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, grouping five different universities (Piedmont, Rome 3, Urbino, Siena, and Naples) and won the prize for philosophy given by the Accademia dei Lincei (2011). Professor Paganini’s recent monograph "Skepsis. Le débat des modernes sur le scepticisme" (Paris, Vrin, 2008) was distinguished by the Prix La Bruyère 2009 (Littératureet Philosophie) of the Académie Française. http://www.academie-francaise.fr/prix-la-bruyere.





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