Directory – Emilie du Châtelet

Our Directory holds a broad range of women philosophers. Each one has an entry with a short text on their life, including a picture. However we at the Center for the History of Women Philosophers also gathered a selection of sources to make research easier and sources more accessible. 

You will find primary and secondary sources, as well as online sources. In the case of Emilie du Chatelet you will find a wide range of her writings, which are partially linked to online scans, making the sources easy to access. You can find any text from Discours sur le bonheur til the newest findings of her writing. In addition the secondary sources mainly include the “Institutions de physique”. The online sources are a great start for research on Emilie du Chatelet. You can get a better understanding of certain concepts in Emilie du Chatelet by checking our articles in the Encyclopedia of Concise Concepts. 

In our Directory entries we also include videos, which can give you the insight of several researchers on Emilie du Chatelet at once. Certain aspects might be easier to understand in an interview format. We also included the projects created by the Center HWPS researching Emilie du Chatelet’s Manuscripts and Emilie Du Châtelet between Leibniz and Kant

Du Châtelet’s Foundations of Physics. Lastly you can find significant Quotes by the women philosophers. 

We hope to make research easier and sources more accessible with our Directory entries. If you want to know more here is the link: https://historyofwomenphilosophers.org/project/directory-of-women-philosophers/du-chatelet-emilie-1706-1749/ 

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