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The Resource The Newton wars and the beginning of the French Enlightenment, J.B. Shank, (electronic resource)

The Newton wars and the beginning of the French Enlightenment, J.B. Shank, (electronic resource)

Label
The Newton wars and the beginning of the French Enlightenment
Title
The Newton wars and the beginning of the French Enlightenment
Statement of responsibility
J.B. Shank
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shank, John Bennett
Dewey number
509.44/09033
LC call number
Q127.F8
LC item number
S53 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newton, Isaac
  • Science
  • Enlightenment
  • Science
Label
The Newton wars and the beginning of the French Enlightenment, J.B. Shank, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [507]-548) and index
Contents
Newton without newtonianism : French mathematical science in the early eighteenth century -- Sources of Enlightenment Newtonianism : toward a new climate of science in France after 1715 -- Preparing the battlefield : fighting for and against Newton after 1715 -- The invention of French Newtonianism : Maupertuis and Voltaire -- Making the "philosophe" : Voltaire's Newtonianism and the scandal of the lettres philosophiques -- A French culture war : the battle over Newtonianism -- Leibnizianism and the solidification of the French Enlightenment
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000211075
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780226749457
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008006414
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000211075
Label
The Newton wars and the beginning of the French Enlightenment, J.B. Shank, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [507]-548) and index
Contents
Newton without newtonianism : French mathematical science in the early eighteenth century -- Sources of Enlightenment Newtonianism : toward a new climate of science in France after 1715 -- Preparing the battlefield : fighting for and against Newton after 1715 -- The invention of French Newtonianism : Maupertuis and Voltaire -- Making the "philosophe" : Voltaire's Newtonianism and the scandal of the lettres philosophiques -- A French culture war : the battle over Newtonianism -- Leibnizianism and the solidification of the French Enlightenment
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000211075
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780226749457
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008006414
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000211075

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