She continued throughout her life to expand her educational horizons, especially in the same areas of philosophy and theology. She made a special study of René Descartes
, and when John Norris
introduced her to...
Anne-Thérèse de Lambert
In her second rue de Richelieu, residence, ATL
established a Tuesday salon which became, especially after 1710, a leader in French society and culture. She sought to emulate the salons of the marquise de Rambouillet
These letters provide a vivid picture of ET's life: her cultured friends, her alertness to read and comment on new and old books (she and Gwinnett discuss Locke
published the two volumes of his Essay towards the Theory of the Ideal or Intelligible World.