‘Mon petit essai’: Émilie du Ch'telet’s Essai sur l’optique and her early natural philosophy

British Journal for the History of Philosophy 27 (4):860-879 (2019)
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ABSTRACTÉmilie du Châtelet’s recently-discovered Essai sur l’optique offers new insights into her early natural philosophy. Here I analyse the Essai in detail, focusing on Du Châtelet’s use of attr...



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