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Woman does not have a soul

Dushenko K.V.


The thesis “Woman has no soul” dates back to a parody of theological works, published in 1595. At the turn of the 17th–18th centuries, a legend emerged that in the Middle Ages this topic was the subject of theological disputes.


historical hoaxes; scholasticism; Synod of Mâcon; Valens Acidalius; Johann Leyser; Pierre Bayle; Otto Weininger.

DOI: 10.31249/hoc/2019.03.05

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