Grete Hermann

  • Born

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    Göttingen

    Studies mathematics, philosophy & physics
  • PhD

    -Dissertation "Die Frage der endlich vielen Schritte in der
    Theorie der Polynomideale" was the foundation for computer algebra
    - 1st and only female doctoral student of Emmy Noether
  • Essay - Determinismus und Quantenmechanik (Unpublished)

    -Sent essay to Dirac & Bohr
    - Hidden variables theory
  • Joins Heisenberg’s “Leipzigkreis”

    Banks, Erik C. “Grete Hermann as Neo-Kantian Philosopher of Space and Time Representation.” The Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy, vol. 6, no. 3, MULPress, 2018, doi:10.15173/jhap.v6i3.3441. Mermin, N. David, and Rüdiger Schack. “Homer Nodded: Von Neumann’s Surprising Oversight.” Foundations of Physics, vol. 48, no. 9, Springer US, 2018, pp. 1007–20, doi:10.1007/s10701-018-0197-5.
  • Essay - Die naturphilosophischen Grundlagen der Quantenmechanik (Published)

    Herzenberg, C. L. (2008). Grete Hermann: An early contributor to quantum theory. https://arxiv.org/pdf/0812.3986.pdf
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    Director of Physics and Philosophy at Pädagogische Hochschule, Bremen

  • Dies