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The Resource Selected philosophical and scientific writings, Emilie du Châtelet ; edited and with an introduction by Judith P. Zinsser and translated by Isabelle Bour and Judith P. Zinsser

Selected philosophical and scientific writings, Emilie du Châtelet ; edited and with an introduction by Judith P. Zinsser and translated by Isabelle Bour and Judith P. Zinsser

Label
Selected philosophical and scientific writings
Title
Selected philosophical and scientific writings
Statement of responsibility
Emilie du Châtelet ; edited and with an introduction by Judith P. Zinsser and translated by Isabelle Bour and Judith P. Zinsser
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1706-1749
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Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil
Dewey number
  • 848/.509
  • 840.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
PQ1981.D55
LC item number
A2 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Zinsser, Judith P
Series statement
The other voice in early modern Europe
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mandeville, Bernard
  • Newton, Isaac
  • Fire
  • Physics
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Fire
  • Physics
Label
Selected philosophical and scientific writings, Emilie du Châtelet ; edited and with an introduction by Judith P. Zinsser and translated by Isabelle Bour and Judith P. Zinsser
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
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
Control code
464667059
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 424 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226168081
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612422355
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
242235
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)464667059
Label
Selected philosophical and scientific writings, Emilie du Châtelet ; edited and with an introduction by Judith P. Zinsser and translated by Isabelle Bour and Judith P. Zinsser
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
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
Control code
464667059
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 424 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226168081
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612422355
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
242235
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)464667059

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