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Conversations with a lady, on the plurality of worlds

Conversations with a lady, on the plurality of worlds

Written in French by M. Fontenelle, ... Translated by Mr. Glanvill. The fourth edition. With the addition of a sixth conversation. To which is also added, a discourse concerning the antients and moderns. ...

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Published by printed by J. Darby, for M. Wellington in London .
Written in English


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FormatMicroform
Paginationx,[2],211,[5]p.,plates
Number of Pages211
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Open LibraryOL20954665M

  Conversations with a lady, on the plurality of worlds: Written in French, by Mons. Fontenelle, Translated by Mr. Glanvill. The fifth edition. With the addition of a sixth conversation. To which is also added, a discourse concerning the antients and moderns. Written by the same author: and translated by Mr. Hughes. French writer who wrote Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds, which talked about the new discoveries in astronomy. Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds Book that involved a sophisticated lady aristocrat and her friend who talk about astronomy.

New World View. Description. terms. Total Cards. Subject. History. Level. Not Applicable. Created. French writer who wrote Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds, which talked about the new discoveries in astronomy. Term. Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds: Definition. Book that involved a sophisticated lady aristocrat and. Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds A book () by Bernard de Fontenelle, presented as a dialogue between an aristocratic woman and a man of the world, that made the Copernican, heliocentric view of the universe available to the literate public.

  Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle, Conversations with a Lady on the Plurality of Worlds, or Etretiens sur la Pluralité des Mondes (), as quoted in Block, D.L. “Our Universe: Accident or Design?,” Beith Laboraties, Sandton, South Africa. page 1. Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds (Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes), first published in , is one of the best loved classics of the early French enlightenment. Through a series of informal dialogues that take place on successive evenings in the marquise's moonlit gardens, Fontenelle describes the new cosmology of the.


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The language is eloquent and beautiful. The conversation is very /5. _Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds_ is a translation of the work _Entretiens sur la pluralite des mondes_, first published inby Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle.

Fontenelle () was a fascinating figure of the French Enlightenment, who was among the first to popularize scientific ideas/5(3). Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds (Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes), first published inis one of the best loved classics of the early French enlightenment.

Through a series of informal dialogues that take place on successive evenings in the marquise's moonlit gardens, Fontenelle describes the new cosmology of the /5(6). out of 5 stars conversations on the plurality of worlds is excellent1 July 4, It's an incredible little book, sweeping in the subjects it encompasses, eminently readable (it is really a dialogue) and a clear window into the Enlightenment/5.

His name was Bernard Le Bovier De Fontenelle and his book, Entretiens sur la Pluralité des Mondes, (Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds) is a fascinating, though I suspect largely forgotten, bit of science hed inthe book is remarkable, not so much for its literary merits as for the ultimate function its publication served.

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Translated by Mr. Glanvill. The fifth edition. With the addition of a sixth conversation. To which is also added, a discourse concerning the antients and moderns. Written by the same author: and translated by Mr. Hughes. Fontenelle, Bernard le Bovier, Sieur de. CONVERSATIONS WITH A LADY, ON THE PLURALITY OF WORLDS.

Written in French by M. Fontenelle, Author of the Dialogues of the Dead. Translated by Mr. Glanvill. The Fourth Edition. With the Addition of a Sixth Conversation. To Which is Also Added, a Discourse Concerning the Antients and Modern. Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds (Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes), first published inis one of the best loved classics of the early French enlightenment.

Through a series of informal dialogues that take place on successive evenings in the marquise's moonlit gardens, Fontenelle describes the new cosmology of the Brand: University of California Press. Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds. de Fontenelle (Bernard Le Bovier) Preview this book Coun Country cover'd d'ye think Dark Dark half Dennis diffe Discourse discover discover'd distance diverting Eclipse Exhalations fair Lady fame fancy fays fie fays Jhe fear fend Firmament fix'd Stars Fools Four Moons give Light half Heavens.

Up for your consideration is a lovely, scarce English edition of M. Fontenelle's work "Conversations with a Lady on the Plurality of Worlds", published by William Forest out of Dublin & translated from the original French by Rating: % positive.

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Glanvill. The fourth edition. With the addition of a sixth conversation. To which is also added, a discourse concerning the antients and moderns. Written by the same Author: And Translated by Mr. Hughes. Conversations On The Plurality Of Worlds: With Notes, And A Critical Account Of The Author's Writings () by Bernard De Fontenelle, Elizabeth Gunning (Translator), Jerome De La Lande (Contributor).

Kessinger Publishing, LLC, Paperback. Good. Full text of "Conversations on the plurality of worlds" See other formats. Scarce Scarce “conversations With A Lady On The Plurality Of Worlds” Fontenelle. $ been wanting to post about this fellow for a long while but the internet is oddly lacking in english translations of his works and i only recently received a copy of his best known title Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes, or conversations of the plurality of worlds.

his name was bernard le bovier de fontenelle and his book, published inis remarkable, in retrospect perhaps less for. Bernard Le Bovier, sieur de Fontenelle, (born Feb. 11,Rouen, Fr.—died Jan. 9,Paris), French scientist and man of letters, described by Voltaire as the most universal mind produced by the era of Louis of the characteristic ideas of the Enlightenment are found in embryonic form in his works.

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First published in (that’s right, ), Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds discusses how the stars in the night sky are other solar systems, probably with planets and people of their own, and that we may visit them, or they us, one day.

What makes the work so engaging, and of lasting literary as well as scientific value, is that. Best Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds book ☄ Surveying The Night Sky, A Charming Philosopher And His Hostess, The Marquise, A.Home > Dictionary of Science Quotations > Scientist Names Index F > Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle Quotes French science writer, whose Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds (), was one of the first works to present science for the lay reader (Conversations with a Lady on the Plurality of Worlds) () as cited in Edward.