Émilie du Châtelet and the Birth of the Philosophy of Physics
Robert DiSalle (University of Western Ontario)

October 25, 2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
London Public Library- Byron

1295 Commissioners Rd West
London N6K 1C9


  • Western University


Newton’s Principia inspired countless philosophical commentators, but few with the insight and the qualifications— both scientific and philosophical— of Émilie du Châtelet (1706-1751). Her commentaries on Newton’s principles provide one of the first and best examples of the philosophical investigation of scientific ideas. 

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