Women Philosophers 1 - 500 CE

Women Philosophers 1 - 500 CE Although few are included in textbooks, there were women who did philosophy who active during this time period.

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She was born between the first and third centuries AD in Egypt. She was a Platonist natural philosopher. She was the first alchemist in western philosophy. …

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