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The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

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Joseph W. Dauben

Joseph W. Dauben is Distinguished Professor of History and the History of Science at Herbert H. Lehman College and a member of the Ph.D. Program in History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is a fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences, a membre effectif of the International Academy of History of Science, and a corresponding member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. He is the author of Georg Cantor: His Mathematics and Philosophy of the Infinite and Abraham Robinson: The Creation of Nonstandard Analysis, a Personal and Mathematical Odyssey. A graduate of Claremont McKenna College (A.B.) and Harvard University (A.M., Ph.D.), Dauben has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) and Clare Hall (Cambridge), won a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Senior ACLS Fellowship, and was named Outstanding Teacher of the Year at Lehman College in 1986.

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Clarisse Doris Hellman

C. Doris Hellman was a pioneering science historian and expert on Renaissance-era science best known for her translation of Max Caspar’s monumental biography, Johannes Kepler (1959).

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Joseph W. Dauben." (Viewed on June 26, 2022) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/dauben-joseph>.

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