The critical online edition of the Saint Petersburg Manuscripts of Émilie Du Châtelet

It is a collaborative project of the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists and the National Library of Russia, Saint Petersburg

In 2017, the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists and the National Library of Russia, Saint Petersburg (NLR) agreed upon a collaborative digital edition of the Émilie Du Châtelet manuscripts preserved in the Voltaire Collection of that library.

The Saint Petersburg manuscripts comprise a number of early works by Du Châtelet, mostly copies and fair copies with autograph revisions and annotations.

All these works are of invaluable significance, both for Du Châtelet’s own intellectual career and for the history of the early eighteenth century European Enlightenment. Du Châtelet’s early writings are documents of high relevance for the emergence, and development, of her later epistemological positions from within the key metaphysical controversies of her epoch.

If you want to read more about this project click here: https://historyofwomenphilosophers.org/stp/

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