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Bernard de Fontenelle

Leonard Mendes Marsak

Bernard de Fontenelle

The idea of science in the French Enlightenment.

by Leonard Mendes Marsak

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Published by American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Fontenelle, M. de 1657-1757.,
    • Science -- France -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesTransactions of the American Philosophical Society ;, new ser., v. 49, pt. 7
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .P6 n.s., vol. 49, pt. 7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5776901M
      LC Control Number59015651
      OCLC/WorldCa2857950

      Explore books by Bernard Fontenelle with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ _Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds_ is a translation of the work _Entretiens sur la pluralite des mondes_, first published in , by Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle. Fontenelle () was a fascinating figure of the French Enlightenment, who was among the first to popularize scientific ideas.

      Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle was born on Febru , in Rouen, France. His father was an advocate settled in Rouen. Education Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle was educated at the college of the Jesuits in his native city, and distinguished himself by the extraordinary precocity and versatility of his talents. 5 Oeuvres de Bernard Le Bouyer de Fontenelle. Ce livre numérique présente une collection des oeuvres majeures de Bernard Le Bouyer de Fontenelle éditées en texte intégral. Une table des matières dynamique permet d'accéder directement aux différentes oeuvres. Liste des oeuvres: - Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes.

      Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds | Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle (Author), H.A. Hargreaves (Translator), Nina Rattner Gelbart (Introduction) | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. August Madeleine Monson-Rosen fiction A Discovery of New Worlds by Bernard de Fontenelle, translated by Aphra Behn. Mathematicians are like lovers, says the astronomer to the beautiful marquise in Bernard de Fontenelle's A Discovery of New Worlds, "you cannot allow the smallest favor to a lover, but he will soon persuade you to yield another, and after that a little .


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Bernard Le Bovier, sieur de Fontenelle, French scientist and man of letters, described by Voltaire as the most universal mind produced by the era of Louis XIV.

Many of the characteristic ideas of the Enlightenment are found in embryonic form in his works. Fontenelle was educated at. Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes.

Suivi de Histoire des Oracles.- Présentation de Jacques BERGIER. by FONTENELLE (Bernard Le Bouvier de). and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Explore books by Bernard de Fontenelle with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Bernard de Fontenelle's mother was Marthe Corneille, the sister of the poets and dramatists Pierre and Thomas Corneille.

Bernard's father was François le Bovier de Fontenelle who was a lawyer working in the provincial court at Rouen. The book gives a popular exposition of Descartes' physics and Galileo's view of the sun, earth and planets.

Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds (French: Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes) is a popular science book by French author Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle, published in It offered an explanation of the heliocentric model of the Universe, suggested by Nicolaus Copernicus in his work De revolutionibus orbium book is Fontenelle's.

French writers such as Voltaire and Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle helped shape the Enlightenment with stories of story began with a warning. Bernard de fontenelle The lasting Impact of A Plurality of Worlds Of The Origin Of Fables () This book truly allowed people to accept the Copernican system This book was a huge leap for his time.

His theories of life on other planets were supported by scientific methods, like. McKie, Douglas. Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle, F.R.S.Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 12 (2) (), pp Sample, Bernard de Fontenelle and the éloge Académique: Columbia University, He died in The words were attributed to the prominent author Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle.

Boldface has been added to excerpts: 1. Du sublime au ridicule, disait Fontenelle, il n’y a qu’un pas: de la raillerie à l’insulte il y en a encore moins. Here is one possible translation into English. BERNARD LE BOVIER DE FONTENELLE () Author: Unsigned Article, EB Encyclopedia Britannica (New York ) vol.

Electronic Text edited, modified & paginated by Dr Robert A. Hatch© FONTENELLE, BERNARD LE BOVIER DE (), French author, was born at Rouen, on the 11th of February Fontenelle, Bernard de; Lalande, Jerome de [Editor]; Gunning, Elizabeth [Translator]; Published by Tiger of the Stripe () ISBN X ISBN For other uses of Fontenelle, see Fontenelle (disambiguation).

Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle, also referred to as Bernard le Bouyer de Fontenelle (Febru –January 9, ) was a French author. Fontenelle was born in Rouen, France (then the capital of Normandy).

He died in Paris, having very nearly attained the age of years. Bernard de Fontenelle (–) was a French author. Having tried his hand at creating poetry, opera, and allegory, Fontenelle suddenly broke through the literary and scientific ranks with Discovery of New Worlds, and was subsequently admitted to the prestigious French Behn (–) was one of the first English professional female Reviews: 2.

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Bernard De Fontenelle. 28 Feb Paperback. US$ Add to basket. Oeuvres; Tome 8. M De (Bernard Le Bovier) 1 Fontenelle. 27 Aug Hardback.

US$   When Bernard de Fontenelle published the first edition of his Entretiens sur la Pluralité des Mondes init was an immediate success. In an age when women, even those from the richest and most distinguished families, received little or no formal education, it offered an entertaining and accessible introduction to astronomy and some of the burning topics of the Reviews: 5.

de Fontenelle (Bernard Le Bovier) No preview available - — ' I have remarked, in the twentieth book of my Astronomy, that in every period of time it lias been believed that the planets were inhabited, on account of their resemblance to the Earth. The idea of the plurality of worlds is expressed in the Orphics, those ancient 4/5(2).

Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle (bĕrnär´ lə bōvyā´ də fôNtənĕl), –, French writer; nephew of forte was the interpretation of science. His works include Dialogues des morts (), observations on man; Histoire des oracles (), attacking superstition; L'Origine des fables (), on the origin of religions; and Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes (.

The book is set as a conversation between the author and an aristocratic lady. Some quotes: Non, répliquai-je, il ne me sera point reproché que dans un bois, à dix heures du soir, j’aie parlé de philosophie à la plus aimable personne que je connoisse. Cherchez ailleurs vos /5(21).Danielson, Dennis R.

(). “But One Little Family of the Universe: Bernard le Bouvier de Fontenelle and Aphra Behn.” In The Book of the Cosmos:Imagining the Universe from Heraclitus to Hawking, pp.

–Cambridge, Massachusetts: Perseus.FONTENELLE, BERNARD LE BOVIER DE(–) Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, the French author, forerunner of the Enlightenment, was born in Rouen and died in Paris, having lived one month short of a century.

Schooled by the Jesuits, he also studied law, but soon abandoned the career of advocate to follow in the literary footsteps of his uncles, Pierre and Thomas .