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The Man Who Flattened the Earth

Maupertuis and the Sciences in the Enlightenment
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Biography: general, European history: c 1500 to c 1750, European history: c 1750 to c 1900, History of science, c 1700 to c 1800, Scientists, Science, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiography, Science/Mathematics, Western Continental Europe, History, Scientists - General, Maupertuis, Science / History, 1698-1759, Biography, France, Mauper
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ISBN 100226793605
ISBN 139780226793603

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Self-styled adventurer, literary wit, philosopher, and statesman of science, Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis () stood at the center of Enlightenment science and culture. Offering an elegant and accessible portrait of this remarkable man, Mary Terrall uses the story of Maupertuis’s life, self-fashioning, and scientific works to explore what it meant to do science and to be a man of.

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As neighbors, the ancient Hebrews had the Egyptians to the southwest and the Babylonians to the northeast. Both civilizations had flat-earth cosmologies. The Biblical cosmology closely parallels the Sumero-Babylonian cosmology, and it may also draw upon.