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Author Brading, Katherine, 1970- author

Title Émilie du Châtelet and the foundations of physical science / Katherine Brading
Published New York : Routledge, 2019
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Series Routledge focus on philosophy
Routledge focus on philosophy.
Contents Introduction -- Method -- Matter, body, force -- Bodies in action -- Appendix. Chapter headings from Du Châtelet's foundations of physics, and from several early 18th century Newtonian textbooks
Summary The influence of Foundations of Physics (also called Institutions de physique), published in Paris in 1740, written by Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Du Châtelet (or Emilie Du Châtelet (1706-1749))
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise, 1706-1749.
Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise, 1706-1749. Institutions de physique.
Mathematicians -- France -- Biography.
Mathematics -- Early works to 1800.
Physicists -- France -- Biography.
Physics -- Early works to 1800.
Women mathematicians -- France -- Biography.
Women physicists -- France -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Early works.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429435177 (electronic bk.)
0429787197
9780429435171 (electronic bk.)
9780429787195
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