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In 'Woman in Science' by J. A. Zahm, the author explores the role of women in the field of science during the late 19th century. Zahm provides a detailed account of the challenges faced by women seeking to establish themselves as credible scientists in a male-dominated profession. Through a combination of historical analysis and personal anecdotes, Zahm sheds light on the contributions of notable female scientists and challenges the societal norms of his time. His writing style is both engaging and informative, making this book a valuable resource for those interested in the history of women in science. Zahm's work is situated within the context of the feminist movement of the late 19th century, highlighting the importance of gender equality in academia and beyond. J. A. Zahm's background as a prominent scientist and advocate for women's rights undoubtedly influenced his decision to write this book, making it a compelling read for anyone interested in the intersection of gender and science.


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Año de Edición
J. A. Zahm
With an Introductory Chapter on Woman's Long Struggle for Things of the Mind
Núm. Páginas
Peso (Físico)
Tamaño Archivo (Virtual)
DRM (Virtual)
Formato Electrónico (Virtual)
Woman in Science
Biografía del Autor
<p>J. A. Zahm, also known as Father John Augustine Zahm, was a notable figure in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, both as a man of letters and a scientist. Zahm was a Roman Catholic priest and a member of the Congregation of Holy Cross. He was born on June 14, 1851, in New Lexington, Ohio, and later became a prominent educator and author, known for his work as a professor and vice president at the University of Notre Dame. He was a pioneering advocate for the reconciliation of science and religion, attempting to demonstrate the compatibility of Darwinian theory with Catholic teaching, particularly evident in his book \'Evolution and Dogma\' (1896). His extensive travel and investigations are reflected in his writings, including \'Through South America\'s Southland\' (1916), which presented a scientific and cultural survey of the southern continent. However, the book \'Woman in Science\' stands as a compelling testimony to his progressive views for the time, as he argued vehemently for the capabilities of women in scientific fields, countering the prevailing prejudices of his era. J. A. Zahm\'s intellectual contributions spanned various domains, consistently marked by his desire to bridge the gap between the scientific and the spiritual realms of thought. He passed away on November 22, 1921, leaving behind a legacy of intellectual pursuit and advocacy for broader understanding and acceptance of scientific knowledge within religious contexts.</p>
ISBN: 8596547134008
Referencia: BW1037811898

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