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
- Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise, 1706-1749
- Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
- Physical Description:
- xxviii, 424 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Zinsser, Judith P.
- 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.
- 9780226168067 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226168069 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226168074 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226168077 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Translated from the French.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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