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Selected philosophical and scientific writings

Author: Gabrielle-Emilie Du Châtelet, marquise; Judith P Zinsser
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2009
Series: Other voice in early modern Europe
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though most historians remember her as the mistress of Voltaire, Emilie Du Chatelet (1706-49) was an accomplished writer in her own right, who published multiple editions of her scientific writings  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle-Emilie Du Châtelet, marquise; Judith P Zinsser
ISBN: 9780226168067 9780226168074 0226168069 0226168077
OCLC Number: 760875880
Description: xxviii, 424 s. : illustrations ; 23 cm
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.
Series Title: Other voice in early modern Europe
Responsibility: Emilie du Châtelet ; edited and with an introduction by Judith P. Zinsser ; translated by Isabelle Bour and Judith P. Zinsser

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