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Women Founders of the Social Sciences
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Table of contents :
Cover
Table of Contents
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
PREFACE
AUTHOR'S NOTE
CHAPTER ONE The Women Founders of the Social Sciences
CHAPTER TWO Women and the Emergence of Empiricism
CHAPTER THREE From the Enlightenment to the French Revolution
CHAPTER FOUR Women as Methodologists in the Nineteenth Century
CHAPTER FIVE Women as Missing Persons in Methodology
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
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G
H
I
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Beatrice Web BY Bynn Me Donald

HARRIET MARTINEAU

mARIE-jEANNE rOLAND

Gatharine Macaul

JANE ADDAMS Germaine

de Stael Mary Asteff

Horence

The

WOMEN FOUNDERS

of the

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Harriet Taylor Mill

Nightingale FLORA TRISTAN Marie le Jars de Gournay

MARY WOLLSTONECRA

Facsimile page from Florence Nightingale's commentary on Quetelet Nightingale Papers: Add. Mss. 45842:fl87. By permission of The British Library

BeatriceWeb BY Bynn Me Donald

HARRIET MARTINEAU

mARIE-jEANNE rOLAND

Gatharine Macaul

JANE ADDAMS Germaine

de Stael Mary Asteff

The WOMEN FOUNDERS

Horence

of the

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Harriet Taylor Mill

Nightingale

FLORA TRISTAN

Marie le Jars de Gournay Mcgill-Queen's University Press Montreal & Kingstin . London . Ithaca

© Carleton University Press, 1994,1996 © McGill-Queen's University Press 2004 Printed in Canada on acid-free paper that is 100% ancient forest free (100% post-consumer recycled), processed chlorine free. Reprinted 2013 Canada Cataloguing in Publication Data McDonald, Lynn, 1940Women founders of the social sciences (Carleton women's experience series) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-7735-2349-4 (paper). ISBN 978-0-7735-9185-1 (ePDF). 1. Women social scientists-History. 2. Social sciences-History. 3. Social sciences-Methodology-History. I. Title. II. Series. H57.M331994

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Cover C-Design, Ottawa Back cover photo of author by Robert Stanley Adams Interior: Xpressive Designs, Ottawa. Typeset using; Century Oldstyle, Gill Sans & Nuptial Script Acknowledgements This book was first published with the help of a grant from the Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada, using funds provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. McGill-Queen's University Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts for our publishing program. We also acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund for our publishing activities. Every effort has been made by the publisher to contact owners of the copyright materials reproduced in this volume. The publisher would welcome information to rectify any omission.

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