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Emilie Du Chatelet Daring Genius Of The Enlightenment

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015067670193
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Documents the life of the French Enlightenment-era intellectual, from her aristocratic youth and controversial choice to become the mistress of Voltaire to her mathematical and sci..


Emilie Du Ch Telet Between Leibniz And Newton

ISBN 10 : 9400720939
ISBN 13 : 9789400720930

Emilie du Châtelet was one of the most influential woman philosophers of the Enlightenment. Her writings on natural philosophy, physics, and mechanics had a decisive impact on imp..


Experiments In Rethinking History

ISBN 10 : 0415301467
ISBN 13 : 9780415301466

"As well as being a compelling read, the book includes a thorough two-part introduction on theory and practice, as well as further introductory matter at the start of each Part to ..


A History Of Women S Political Thought In Europe 1700 1800

ISBN 10 : 9781107085831
ISBN 13 : 1107085837

This book explores and examines the political philosophies of enlightenment women across Europe in the eighteenth century...


Laura Bassi And Science In 18th Century Europe

ISBN 10 : 9783642386855
ISBN 13 : 3642386857

This book presents the extraordinary story of a Bolognese woman of the settecento. Laura Maria Caterina Bassi (1711-1778) defended 49 Theses at the University of Bologna on April 1..


A To Z Of Women In Science And Math

ISBN 10 : 9781438107950
ISBN 13 : 1438107951

From ancient times to the present day, scientifically inclined women in many cultures have had to battle against the traditional belief that men are more cognitively adept than wom..


A History Of Emotions 1200 1800

ISBN 10 : 9781317320500
ISBN 13 : 1317320506

The essays in this collection examine emotional responses to art and music, the role of emotions in contemporary notions of gender and sexuality and theoretical questions as to the..



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