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Jean Le Rond d'Alembert

French philosopher

1717   -   1783

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
educated at: University of Paris, Collège des Quatre-Nations
occupation: philosopher, mathematician, physicist, musicologist, translator, writer, music theorist, Encyclopédistes, engineer, astronomer, lexicographer
award received: Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
position held: Perpetual Secretary

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Jean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alembert (; French: [ʒɑ̃ batist lə ʁɔ̃ dalɑ̃bɛːʁ]; 16 November 1717 – 29 October 1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist, philosopher, and music theorist. Until 1759 he was co-editor with Denis Diderot of the Encyclopédie. D'Alembert's formula for obtaining solutions to the wave equation is named after him. The wave equation is sometimes referred to as d'Alembert's equation.
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Treatise on the equilibrium and motion of fluids ( 1744 )

scientific article of Jean le Ronde d'Alembert

author: Jean Le Rond d'Alembert

Reflections on the general cause of the winds ( 1747 )

scientific article of Jean le Rond d'Alembert

author: Jean Le Rond d'Alembert

Analyse de l’Esprit des loix ( 1755 )

scientific article published in 1755

author: Jean Le Rond d'Alembert

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