D'Alembert, Jean Le Rond

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  • Alembert, Jean Le Rond d' — born , Nov. 17, 1717, Paris, France died Oct. 29, 1783, Paris French mathematician, scientist, philosopher, and writer. In 1743 he published a treatise on dynamics containing d Alembert s principle, relating to Isaac Newton s laws of motion. He… …   Universalium

  • Alembert, Jean Le Rond d' — (1717 1783)    philosopher, writer, physicist, and mathematician    A major figure of the Enlightenment, jean Le Rond d Alembert was born in paris, the natural son of the writer claudine guerin de tencin. With diderot,he was one of the authors of …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Alembert,Jean Le Rond d' — A·lem·bert (ăl əm bârʹ, ä läɴ bĕrʹ), Jean Le Rond d . 1717 1783. French mathematician and philosopher who wrote the influential Treatise of Dynamics (1743). He also contributed to Diderot s Encyclopédie. * * * …   Universalium

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