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The Resource Seduced by logic : Émilie du Châtelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution, Robyn Arianrhod

Seduced by logic : Émilie du Châtelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution, Robyn Arianrhod

Label
Seduced by logic : Émilie du Châtelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution
Title
Seduced by logic
Title remainder
Émilie du Châtelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution
Statement of responsibility
Robyn Arianrhod
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This story of two remarkable women, Emilie du Chatelet and Mary Somerville, whose lives were drawn together by their irresistible desire for mathematical knowledge, reveals the intimate links between the Newtonian revolution and the origins of intellectual and political liberty
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arianrhod, Robyn
Dewey number
510.92/2
Index
index present
LC call number
Q141
LC item number
.A725 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil
  • Somerville, Mary
  • Women scientists
  • Women scientists
  • Scientists
  • Scientists
  • Women
  • Women
  • Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil
  • Somerville, Mary
  • Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil
  • Somerville, Mary
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • MATHEMATICS
  • MATHEMATICS
  • MATHEMATICS
  • Scientists
  • Women
  • Women scientists
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Wissenschaftlerin
  • Großbritannien
  • Frankreich
  • Kvinnliga vetenskapsmän
  • Kvinnliga forskare
Label
Seduced by logic : Émilie du Châtelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution, Robyn Arianrhod
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 20
  • 4
  • Émilie and Voltaire's Academy of Free Thought
  • 37
  • 5
  • Testing Newton: the 'New Argonauts'
  • 56
  • 6
  • The danger in Newton: life, love and politics
  • 67
  • 1
  • 7
  • The nature of light: Émilie takes on Newton
  • 80
  • 8
  • Searching for 'energy': Émilie discovers Leibniz
  • 97
  • 9
  • Mathematics and free will
  • 114
  • 10
  • Madame Newton du Châtelet
  • The re-emergence of Madame Newton du Châtelet
  • 132
  • 11
  • Love letters to Saint-Lambert
  • 147
  • 12
  • Mourning Émilie
  • 155
  • 13
  • Mary Fairfax Somerville
  • 6
  • 161
  • 14
  • The long road to fame
  • 175
  • 15
  • Mechanism of the Heavens
  • 197
  • 16
  • Mary's second book: popular science in the nineteenth century
  • 214
  • 2
  • 17
  • Finding light waves: the 'Newtonian Revolution' comes of age
  • 227
  • 18
  • Mary Somerville: a fortunate life
  • 244
  • Creating the theory of gravity: the Newtonian controversy
  • 12
  • 3
  • Learning mathematics and fighting for freedom
Control code
865508600
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199931620
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865508600
Label
Seduced by logic : Émilie du Châtelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution, Robyn Arianrhod
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 20
  • 4
  • Émilie and Voltaire's Academy of Free Thought
  • 37
  • 5
  • Testing Newton: the 'New Argonauts'
  • 56
  • 6
  • The danger in Newton: life, love and politics
  • 67
  • 1
  • 7
  • The nature of light: Émilie takes on Newton
  • 80
  • 8
  • Searching for 'energy': Émilie discovers Leibniz
  • 97
  • 9
  • Mathematics and free will
  • 114
  • 10
  • Madame Newton du Châtelet
  • The re-emergence of Madame Newton du Châtelet
  • 132
  • 11
  • Love letters to Saint-Lambert
  • 147
  • 12
  • Mourning Émilie
  • 155
  • 13
  • Mary Fairfax Somerville
  • 6
  • 161
  • 14
  • The long road to fame
  • 175
  • 15
  • Mechanism of the Heavens
  • 197
  • 16
  • Mary's second book: popular science in the nineteenth century
  • 214
  • 2
  • 17
  • Finding light waves: the 'Newtonian Revolution' comes of age
  • 227
  • 18
  • Mary Somerville: a fortunate life
  • 244
  • Creating the theory of gravity: the Newtonian controversy
  • 12
  • 3
  • Learning mathematics and fighting for freedom
Control code
865508600
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199931620
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865508600

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