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Maupertuis 1698-1759

Overview
Works: 645 works in 1,812 publications in 8 languages and 10,433 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Observations  Biography 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor, Attributed name, Correspondent, Honoree, Recipient, Collector, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: QB283, 591.166
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The earthly Venus. With notes and an introduction by George Boas by Maupertuis( Book )

91 editions published between 1745 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oeuvres by Maupertuis( Book )

44 editions published between 1752 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissertation physique à l'occasion du negre blanc by Maupertuis( Book )

21 editions published between 1744 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The figure of the earth : determined from observations made by order of the French King, at the Polar Circle by Maupertuis( Book )

16 editions published between 1738 and 1967 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur l'origine du langage by Maupertuis( Book )

16 editions published in 1971 in French and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomie nautique, ou, Élémens d'astronomie : tant pour un observatoire fixe, que pour un observatoire mobile by Maupertuis( Book )

27 editions published between 1743 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettre sur la comète by Maupertuis( Book )

17 editions published in 1742 in French and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefwechsel Friedrichs des Großen mit Grumbkow und Maupertuis : (1731-1759) by Frederick( Book )

14 editions published between 1898 and 1966 in German and French and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vénus physique ; suivi de La lettre sur le progrès des sciences by Maupertuis( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examen desinteressé des differens ouvrages qui ont été faits pour déterminer la figure de la terre by Maupertuis( Book )

26 editions published between 1738 and 1970 in French and German and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discours sur la parallaxe de la lune : pour perfectionner la théorie de la lune et celle de la terre by Maupertuis( Book )

11 editions published between 1741 and 1970 in French and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essai de philosophie morale by Maupertuis( Book )

38 editions published between 1749 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis (1698-1759) est passé à la postérité avant tout comme savant, mathématicien, astronome et même biologiste ; mais sa réflexion a également porté sur des thèmes philosophiques, principalement dans cet Essai que nous présentons ici et qui n'avait pas été réédité depuis le XVIIIe siècle. Ce texte commence sous les auspices de la philosophie et se conclut à l'ombre de la religion. Il nous plonge dans une atmosphère singulière due au langage du géomètre appliqué aux questions morales
Lettre sur le progrès des sciences by Maupertuis( Book )

15 editions published between 1752 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les oeuvres de Mr. de Maupertuis by Maupertuis( Book )

30 editions published between 1752 and 1756 in 4 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sprachphilosophische Schriften by Maupertuis( Book )

13 editions published in 1988 in German and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts rückten vor allem in der französischen Aufklärung die Fragen nach Funktion und Arten der Zeichenverwendung, nach dem Sprachursprung und nach dem Verhältnis zwischen Sprache und Denken ins Zentrum des Interesses. In diese Diskussion schaltete sich der franz. Philosoph und Naturwissenschaftler Maupertuis (1698-1759) mit zwei Schriften ein, die hier erstmals in dt. Übersetzung vorgelegt werden. Biographische Informationen Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis wird 1698 in Saint Malo geboren. Nachdem er fünf Jahre als Hauptmann in der Armee gedient hat
Maupertuis et ses correspondants. Lettres inédites du grand Frédéric by Maupertuis( Book )

18 editions published between 1896 and 1971 in French and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maupertuisiana by Voltaire( Book )

12 editions published in 1753 in 4 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of pamphlets, written mostly by Voltaire, Koenig, and Euler, relating to the controversy between Maupertuis and Koenig. Cf. Bengescu, G. Voltaire, v. 2, p. 65-68
Maupertuis, le savant et la philosophe by Maupertuis( Book )

8 editions published in 1964 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
De Marpertius, Pierre Louis Moreau 1698-1759

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Maupertuis, Peter Ludwig de 1698-1759

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Maupertuis, Petrus Ludovicus Moreau de 1698-1759

Maupertuis, Pierre L. de 1698-1759

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Moreau de Maupertuis, P. L.

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Moreau de Maupertuis, Petrus Ludovicus 1698-1759

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Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis französischer Mathematiker, Astronom und Philosoph

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Мопертюи, Пьер Луи де французский математик и астроном

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Languages
French (436)

English (83)

German (37)

Italian (22)

Dutch (5)

Latin (3)

Russian (2)

Swedish (1)

Covers
Maupertuis : an intellectual biography