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Author: Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Du Châtelet, marquise; Judith P Zinsser
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Series: Other voice in early modern Europe.
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Emilie Du Châtelet was an accomplished scientific & philosophical writer whose contribution to French intellectual life in the first half of the 18th century has long been obscured by her association with Voltaire. This volume of her writings will help re-establish a reputation that has long been overshadowed.
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Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise, 1706-1749.
Selected philosophical and scientific writings.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008055106
(OCoLC)294066221
Named Person: Bernard Mandeville; Isaac Newton; Bernard Mandeville; Isaac Newton, Sir
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Du Châtelet, marquise; Judith P Zinsser
ISBN: 9780226168081 0226168085 9780226168067 9780226168074 0226168069 0226168077
OCLC Number: 464667059
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 424 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Bernard Mandeville's The fable of the bees. Volume editors' introduction ; Related letters ; Translator's preface for The fable of the bees ; Table of Du Châtelet's choices for translation from Bernard Mandeville's The fable of the bees --
Dissertation on the nature and propagation of fire. Volume editor's introduction ; Related letters ; From the Dissertation --
Foundations of physics. Volume editor's introduction ; Letters related to the Foundations ; From Foundations of physics --
Examinations of the Bible. Volume editor's introduction ; Related letters ; Examination of the books of the Old Testament ; Examination of the books of the New Testament --
Commentary on Newton's Principia. Volume editor's introduction ; Related letters ; From the commentary on Newton's Principia --
Discourse on happiness. Volume editor's introduction ; Related letters ; Discourse on happiness.
Series Title: Other voice in early modern Europe.
Responsibility: Emilie du Châtelet ; edited and with an introduction by Judith P. Zinsser and translated by Isabelle Bour and Judith P. Zinsser.

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