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Author Shank, John Bennett.

Title The Newton wars and the beginning of the French Enlightenment [electronic resource] / J.B. Shank.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.

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Physical description xv, 571 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [507]-548) and index.
Contents Newton without newtonianism : French mathematical science in the early eighteenth century -- Sources of Enlightenment Newtonianism : toward a new climate of science in France after 1715 -- Preparing the battlefield : fighting for and against Newton after 1715 -- The invention of French Newtonianism : Maupertuis and Voltaire -- Making the "philosophe" : Voltaire's Newtonianism and the scandal of the lettres philosophiques -- A French culture war : the battle over Newtonianism -- Leibnizianism and the solidification of the French Enlightenment.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 -- Influence.
Science -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- France.
Science -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780226749457 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226749452 (cloth : alk. paper)