References for Pierre Gassendi

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  1. B Rochot, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901583.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/226651/Pierre-Gassendi

Books:

  1. B Brundell, Pierre Gassendi : from Aristotelianism to a new natural philosophy (Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, 1987).
  2. C B Brush, The Selected Works of Pierre Gassendi (Johnson Reprint Corp., 1972).
  3. H Jones, Pierre Gassendi, 1592-1655: An Intellectual Biography (Graaf, 1981).
  4. L S Joy, Gassendi the atomist : advocate of history in an age of science (Harvard University, Cambridge, 1987).
  5. Pierre Gassendi, sa vie et son oeuvre, (Centre International de Synthèse Paris, 1955).
  6. P Humbert, L'Oeuvre astronomique de Pierre Gassendi (Paris, 1936).
  7. A LoLordo, Pierre Gassendi and the Birth of Early Modern Philosophy (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007).
  8. B Rochot, Les travaux de Gassendi sur Epicure et sur l'atomisme, 1619-1658 (Paris, 1944).
  9. L T Sarasohn, Gassendi's Ethics : Freedom in a Mechanistic Universe (Cornell University Press, 1996).

Articles:

  1. A Beaulieu, L'énigmatique Gassendi: Prévôt et savant, La vie des sciences 9 (1992), 205-209.
  2. A G Debus, Pierre Gassendi and his Scientific Expedition of 1640, Archives internationales d'histoire des sciences 63 (1963), 133-134.
  3. P Galluzzi, Gassendi and l'Affaire Galilée of the Laws of Motion, in J Renn, (ed.), Galileo in Context (2001), 239-275.
  4. L U Pancheri, Pierre Gassendi, a forgotten but important man in history of physics, American Journal of Physics 46 (5), 455-464.
  5. A J Turner, Pierre Gassendi : astronomer and natural philosopher, Interdisciplinary science reviews 19 (1994), 135-139.
  6. W Wallace, The vibrating nerve impulse in Newton, Willis and Gassendi : First steps in a mechanical theory of communication, Brain and Cognition 51 (1) (2003), 66-94.

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