References for Émilie du Châtelet

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  1. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9022685/Gabrielle-Emilie-Le-Tonnelier-de-Breteuil-marquise-du-Chatelet

Books:

  1. E Badinter, Emilie, Emilie : l'ambiton féminine au XVIIIe siècle (Paris, 1983).
  2. T Besterman, Voltaire (Oxford, 1969).
  3. T Besterman (ed.), Lettre de la Marquise du Châtelet (2 vols) (Geneva, 1958).
  4. S Edwards, The Divine Mistress (London, 1971).
  5. E Ehrman, Mme Du Châtelet : Scientist, Philosopher and Feminist of the Enlightenment (Leamington Spa, 1986).
  6. U Klens, Mathematikerinnen im 18. Jahrhundert : Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Gabrielle-Emilie du Châtelet, Sophie Germain (Pfaffenweiler, 1994).
  7. N Mitford, Voltaire in Love (London, 1957).
  8. L Morland (ed.), Voltaire, Oeuvres complètes (1879).
  9. R Vaillot, Madame du Châtelet (Paris, 1978).
  10. I O Wade, Voltaire and Madame du Châtelet : An essay on the intellectual activity at Cirey (Princeton, 1967).

Articles:

  1. B I Cohen, The French translation of Isaac Newton's Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica (1756, 1759, 1966), Arch. Internat. Histoire Sci. 21 (84-85) (1968), 261-290.
  2. R Debever, La Marquise du Châtelet traduit et commente les 'Principia' de Newton, Acad. Roy. Belg. Bull. Cl. Sci. (5) 73 (12) (1987), 509-527.
  3. R Hagengruber, Emilie du Châtelet an Maupertuis : Eine Metaphysik in Briefen, in Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis (Berlin, 1999), 187-206.
  4. C Iltis, Madame du Châtelet's metaphysics and mechanics, Studies in Hist. and Philos. Sci. 8 (1) (1977), 29-48.
  5. K Kawashima, La participation de Madame du Châtelet à la querelle sur les forces vives, Historia Sci. No. 40 (1990), 9-28.
  6. G J Tee, Gabrielle-Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du Châtelet (1706-1749), in L S Grinstein and P J Campbell (eds.), Women of Mathematics (Westport, Conn., 1987), 21-25.
  7. M Terrall, Emilie du Châtelet and the gendering of science, Hist. Sci. 33 (101) (3) (1995), 283-310.
  8. M de Voltaire, Preface on the Marquise du Châtelet, in I Newton, Principes mathématiques de la philosophie naturelle. Tome I, II, Reprint of the 1759 French edition (Sceaux, 1990).
  9. J P Zinsser, Emilie du Chatelet : genius, gender and intellectual authority, in Hilda L Smith, Women Writers and the Early Modern British Political Tradition (Cambridge, 1998), 168-190.
  10. J P Zinsser, Translating Newton's Principia : the Marquise du Châtelet's revisions and additions for a French audience, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 55 (2) (2001), 227-245.

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