- Category : Writers-Religion-Philosophy
- Type : GE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (2,15,34,46)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 4
German historian of science.
Anneliese Maier was the daughter of the philosopher Heinrich Maier (1876–1933). She studied natural sciences and philosophy from 1923 to 1926 at the universities in Berlin and Zurich. In 1930 she finished her dissertation on Kant. She then worked for the Prussian Academy of Sciences. In 1936 she moved to Rome. There she worked until 1945 at the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana on the philosophy of nature.
In 1951 Maier became an honorary professor. She became a member of the Academies of Sciences in (1949), Göttingen (1962) and Munich (1966). In 1966 she received the George Sarton Medal for her profound studies on the history of natural philosophy in the Middle Ages.
She died 2 December 1971, Rome.