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The Sciences

Women We Like

The IntersectionBy Sheril KirshenbaumJune 26, 2008 9:02 PM


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'I wanted to blaze a trail as a woman in math--once I decided I probably couldn't be a baseball player.' - Moon Duchin A pioneer in mathematics, Moon hopes to do interdisciplinary teaching and research incorporating math and the humanities.

Moon has a keen mathematical intellect, which she brings to bear on problems of history, politics, and philosophy seldom touched by rigorous logic. Her essays and teaching breathe new life into the ancient idea that mathematics is the prerequisite for all serious thinking.

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