The Critical Archive

Selected Edited Volumes

De Gandt, François, ed. 2001. Cirey Dans la Vie Intellectual: La Réception de Newton en France. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation.

Hagengruber, Ruth, ed. 2012. Émilie Du Châtelet: Between Leibniz and Newton. Dordrecht: Springer.

Kölving, Ulla, and Olivier Courcelle. 2008. Émilie Du Châtelet: Éclairages & Documents Nouveaux. Paris: Publication du Centre International d’Étude du XVIIIe Siècle 21.

Kölving, Ulla et Andrew Brown, ed. 2018. La Correspondance d’Emilie du Chatelet, Ferney-Voltaire, Centre international d’étude du xviiie siècle, 2 voll. (vol. 1, pp. 1-633; vol. 2, pp. 1-593).

Zinsser, Judith and Julie Chandler Hayes. 2006. Émilie du Châtelet: Rewriting Enlightenment Philosophy and Science. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation.

Selected Secondary Sources

Barber, William H. 1967. “Madame Du Châtelet and Leibnizianism: The Genesis of the Institutions de Physique.” In The Age of Enlightenment: Studies Presented to Theodore Besterman. Edinburgh & London: St. Andrews University Press.

Brunet, Pierre. 1931. L’introduction des Théories de Newton en France au XVIII Siècle. Paris: A. Blanchard.

Cohen, I. Bernard. 1968. “The French Translation of Isaac Newton’s Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica 1756, 1759.” Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Sciences, 84–85: 260–290.

Detlefsen, Karen. 2014. “Émilie Du Châtelet.” In Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Gandt, François de, ed. 2001. Cirey dans la Vie Intellectuel: La Réception de Newton en France. Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century, 2001: 11. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation.

Gardiner, L. (1984). “Women in Science.” In French Women and the Age of Enlightenment, edited by S. Spencer. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Gorbatov, I. 2007. “From Paris to St. Petersburg: Voltaire’s Library in Russia.” Libraries & the Cultural Record 42: 308-324.

Hagengruber, Ruth, ed. 2012. Émilie Du Châtelet Between Leibniz and Newton>. Dordrecht: Springer.

Hutton, Sarah. 2004. “Émilie Du Châtelet’s ‘Institutions de Physique’ as a Document in the History of French Newtonianism.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 35: 515 – 531.

Iltis, Carolyn. 1977. “Madame Du Châtelet’s Metaphysics and Mechanics.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 8: 29–48.

Janik, L.G. 1982. “Searching for the Metaphysics of Science: the Structure and Composition of Mme. Du Châtelet’s Institutions de Physique, 1737-1740.” Studies on Voltaire and the 18th Century 201: 85-113.

Kolving, Ulla and Olivier Courcelle, eds. 2008. Émilie Du Châtelet: Éclairages et Documents Nouveaux. Ferney-Voltaire: Centre International d’Étude du XVIIIi-ème Siècle.

Taton, R. 1969. “Madame Du Châtelet, Traductrice de Newton.” Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Sciences 22: 185–210.

Taton, R. 1971. “Châtelet, Gabrielle-Émilie le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du.” In Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Vol. III, edited by C.C. Gillispie. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons.

Terrall, Mary. 1995. “Émilie Du Châtelet and the Gendering of Science.” History of Science 33: 283–310.

Wade, Ira O. 1941. Voltaire and Madame Du Châtelet: an Essay on the Intellectual Activity at Cirey. Princeton University Press.

Wade, Ira O. 1947. Studies on Voltaire with Some Unpublished Papers of Madame Du Châtelet. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Zissner, Judith. 2001. “Translating Newton’s Principia: The Marquise Du Châtelet’s Revision and Additions for a French Audience.” Notes and Records of the Royal Society 55: 227–245.

Zinsser, Judith and Julie C. Hayes, eds. 2006. Émilie Du Châtelet: Rewriting Enlightenment Philosophy and Science. Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century. Oxford.