--Voltaire and Madame du Chatelet
. An Essay on the Intellectual Activity at Cirey, Princeton University Press 1941.
If we had the space, I would run the subtitle by you again: all of that stuff is in this book, because David Bodanis finds that the story of du Chatelet
and Voltaire is "the most vivid way I know to illustrate the subtle, often barely seen cultural shifts of the early Enlightenment" (p.
Emilie Du Chatelet
: Rewriting Enlightenment Philosophy and Science.
In 18th-century France, the writer voltaire married the woman who would become his intellectual and emotional soul mate, Emilie du Chatelet
. In a time when women weren't formally educated the 27-year-old du Chatelet
displayed a remarkable intellect, expanding and modernizing Newton's ideas about the conservation of energy, the nature of light, and other scientific phenomena.
It has sold out such venues as the Hollywood Bowl, Theatre du Chatelet
in Paris and Symphony Hall with the Boston Pops.
(6.) Taha MK, Parent Du Chatelet
I, Schlumberger M, Sanou I, Djibo S, de Chabalier F.
Iverson and Pieretti present Du Chatelet
's translation of Newton's Principia as a strategic means to her own glory, a way of publishing her own scientific commentary without appearing to trespass as a woman into the forbidden territory of scientific publication.
In this exhibition Serralongue showed a series of images taken regularly over the past two years during weekly protests at the place du Chatelet
in the center of Paris by a collective of immigrants without papers.
Although scholars have noted that Chabroud's report contradicts the gist of the Chatelet
's depositions, no one has documented how Chabroud actually misrepresented key depositions to argue that the queen's bedchamber was not violated and hence that her life was not threatened.
He has also recently performed at Vienna's Konzerthaus, the Chatelet
in Paris, Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, the Mozarteum in Salzburg and Carnegie Hall, New York.
Like the other commissioners of the Chatelet
, the royal court with jurisdiction over Paris, Pierre Louis Foucault performed a variety of judicial and administrative functions within his district.(6) Some of the commissioners were responsible for one category of problems throughout the city.
Giving its first performance in Paris at the Theatre Chatelet
in May of 1909, the Ballet Russes continued, until the death of Diaghilev in 1929, to present work that alternately astonished, outraged, and delighted audiences and critics alike.