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Maupertuis

Pierre Louis Moreau de . 1698--1759, French mathematician, who originated the principle of least action (or Maupertuis principle)
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In general the index n for a locus of space can be obtained from the least action principle in its original form by Maupertuis.
Un tono sentimental caracteriza, ciertamente, a la Venus physique de Maupertuis, por ejemplo cuando indica que la procreacion muestra el amor de la mujer al marido, de la joven al viejo que lamenta otros hijos perdidos.
Maupertuis studied the subject so that he could understand Newton's Principia.
Maupertuis, "Scalable Indexing for Layout Based Document Retrieval and Ranking", Proceedings of the 2010 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, pp.
En el colmo de los errores, los profesores citan el caso del modulo "Evolucion y sus repercusiones sociales", donde, aseguran, todas las fechas de muertes de cientificos como Carlos Linneo, Jean Baptiste Lamarck, Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis y Leclerc son erroneas: los autores del libro "los matan antes de que publiquen sus obras cumbre".
I would include in this latter category the entire 11 volumes of the Histoire de l'Academie des inscriptions, as weil as a large portion of the debate between Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis and Johann Samuel Konig, which she also translated.
The most innovative and consequential eighteenth-century French discourses on the animal, from Maupertuis and Condillac through to Diderot and La Mettrie, qualify or repudiate both orthodox Thomist Christian doctrine, which views animals as irrational creatures created for the service and use of man, and the Cartesian dualist perspective, in which animals lack a rational soul and are held to be analogous to machines.
Nao obstante, ela teve contato com pensadores e estudiosos importantes do periodo, dentre eles, Voltaire e Maupertuis, interlocutores fundamentais para o desenvolvimento de sua reflexao autonoma.
Although it is her association, both intimate and intellectual, with Voltaire that is best known, she corresponded with Wolff, Euler, Maupertuis, Clairaut, Jurin, Jaquier, and Musschenbroek amongst others, and Diderot and La Mettrie valued her advice and friendship.
Todo aquello no era sino la continuacion de las ideas pre-revolucionarias que agitaban Francia, donde Diderot y Maupertuis habian desarrollado una teoria panteista del universo disenada para restaurar los valores en la vida, en la inteligencia y en el ser humano.
En 1771, presento un trabajo sobre Fisica general donde se decantaba por autores en aquel entonces modernos como Pierre Louis de Maupertuis (1698-1759) el abate Jean Antoine Nollet (1700?