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Controversy in Italy: A Female Philosopher and an Empty Pedestal in Padua.

Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia (1646–1684) Venetian philosopher (Wikipedia)

Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia or Helen Cornaro as she is known in English is causing quite a stir once more in Italy, and in Padua in particular, even though she has been dead for over 300 years. She was one of the first women in history to be awarded a degree from a University (Padua) and the first to receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1678.




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