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 (ăl′əm-bâr′, ä-läN-bĕr′), 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.
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Alembert

(French alɑ̃bɛr)
n
(Biography) See d'Alembert
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Esta preocupacao com a incorporacao da tecnica a cultura advem do seculo XVIII, e e explicitada com a publicacao da Encyclopedie (dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers), escrita sob a direcao de Denis Diderot (1713-1784) e Jean Le Rond D' Alembert (1717-1783) publicada na Franca em 17 volumes de texto e 11 de pranchas (desenhos tecnicos) entre 1750 e 1772.
he co-published with Alembert in the first modern encyclopedia
It also provides an informative introduction about the mid-18th century masterwork Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers (Encyclopedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts and Crafts), as edited by Denis Diderot and Jean Le Rond d Alembert. "Molly Hashimoto: Birds and Other Wildlife Coloring Book" (9780764982187, $7.95, PB, 48pp) features images to color in the form of twenty-two unpainted block prints celebrates nature in Molly's original artwork, creating beautiful images of the landscapes and wildlife she encounters in the national parks and wilderness areas of the West.
The entry on "description" in Diderot and D'Alembert's Encyclopedie points towards their problematic potential for limitlessness.
where D o [bar.D] or [bar.D] o D is defined by the D' Alembert operator [??].
By using Alembert's rule, we show that [[summation].sup.+[infinity].sub.k=0] (R[[4M(T - [t.sub.0])].sup.k]/k!) converge.
1-27), Neurath apresenta a enciclopedia como uma continuidade do trabalho da enciclopedia francesa do seculo XVIII, mencionando o texto de abertura daquela obra, o Discours preliminaire de d'Alembert (NEURATH et al., [1938] 1955; D'ALEMBERT, [1751] 1986) (1).