Sunday, October 28, 2007

Theano of Kroton (c 550 BCE-na)

Theano was the wife of Pythagoras. She and her two daughters carried on the Pythagorean School after the death of Pythagoras. She wrote treatises on mathematics, physics, medicine, and child psychology. Ethel W. McLemore ("Past Present (we) - Present future (you)," Association for Women in Mathematics Newsletter, 9(6) (Nov/Dec 1979), 11-15) writes that her most important work was the principle of the "Golden Mean." - Malaspina Biography

Books from Alibris: Theano

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