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The Resource Seduced by logic : Emilie du Chatelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution, Robyn Arianrhod

Seduced by logic : Emilie du Chatelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution, Robyn Arianrhod

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Seduced by logic : Emilie du Chatelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution
Title
Seduced by logic
Title remainder
Emilie du Chatelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution
Statement of responsibility
Robyn Arianrhod
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
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10005699
Cataloging source
ANL
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1951-
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Arianrhod, Robyn
Dewey number
B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Somerville, Mary
  • Du Ch㡴elet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil
  • Scientists
  • Scientists
  • Women scientists
  • Women scientists
  • Women
  • Women
Target audience
adult
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Emilie du Chatelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution
Label
Seduced by logic : Emilie du Chatelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution, Robyn Arianrhod
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Madame Newton du Chatelet -- 2.Creating the theory of gravity: the Newtonian controversy -- 3.Learning mathematics and fighting for freedom -- 4.Emilie and Voltaire's Academy of Free Thought -- 5.Testing Newton: the `New Argonauts' -- 6.The danger in Newton: life, love and politics -- 7.The nature of light: Emilie takes on Newton -- 8.Searching for `energy': Emilie discovers Leibniz -- 9.Mathematics and free will -- 10.The re-emergence of Madame Newton du Chatelet -- 11.Love letters to Saint-Lambert -- 12.Mourning Emilie -- 13.Mary Fairfax Somerville -- 14.The long road to fame -- 15.Mechanism of the Heavens -- 16.Mary's second book: popular science in the nineteenth century -- 17.Finding light waves: the `Newtonian Revolution' comes of age -- 18.Mary Somerville: a fortunate life
Control code
000048925820
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
338 p.
Isbn
9780199931613
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other control number
40021464319
Label
Seduced by logic : Emilie du Chatelet, Mary Somerville, and the Newtonian revolution, Robyn Arianrhod
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Madame Newton du Chatelet -- 2.Creating the theory of gravity: the Newtonian controversy -- 3.Learning mathematics and fighting for freedom -- 4.Emilie and Voltaire's Academy of Free Thought -- 5.Testing Newton: the `New Argonauts' -- 6.The danger in Newton: life, love and politics -- 7.The nature of light: Emilie takes on Newton -- 8.Searching for `energy': Emilie discovers Leibniz -- 9.Mathematics and free will -- 10.The re-emergence of Madame Newton du Chatelet -- 11.Love letters to Saint-Lambert -- 12.Mourning Emilie -- 13.Mary Fairfax Somerville -- 14.The long road to fame -- 15.Mechanism of the Heavens -- 16.Mary's second book: popular science in the nineteenth century -- 17.Finding light waves: the `Newtonian Revolution' comes of age -- 18.Mary Somerville: a fortunate life
Control code
000048925820
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
338 p.
Isbn
9780199931613
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other control number
40021464319

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