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Author Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise, 1706-1749.
Title 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 Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  848 D    IN LIBRARY
Description xxviii, 424 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Translated from the French.
Subject Mandeville, Bernard, 1670-1733. Fable of the bees.
Fire -- Early works to 1800.
Physics -- Early works to 1800.
Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. Principia.
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Zinsser, Judith P., editor, author of introduction, translator.
Bour, Isabelle, translator.
ISBN 9780226168067 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226168069 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226168074 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226168077 (pbk. : alk. paper)