References for Paul Guldin

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  1. H L L Busard, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. P Mancosu, Philosophy of mathematics and mathematical practice in the seventeenth century (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1996).
  2. G Schuppener, Jesuitische Mathematik in Prag im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert (1556-1654) (Leipziger Universitätsverlag, Leipzig, 1999).


  1. A R Alexander, Exploration mathematics: the rhetoric of discovery and the rise of infinitesimal methods, Configurations 9 (1) (2001), 1-36.
  2. I Bulmer-Thomas, Guldin's theorem - or Pappus's?, Isis 75 (2) (1984), 348-352.
  3. R Feldhay, Mathematical entities in scientific discourse: Paulus Guldin and his Dissertatio de motu terrae, in Biographies of scientific objects, Berlin 1995 (Univ. Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 2000), 42-66.
  4. E Festa, Quelques aspects de la controverse sur les indivisibles, in Massimo Bucciantini and Maurizio Torrini (eds.), Geometria e atomismo nella scuola galileiana (Leo S. Olschki Editore, Florence, 1992), 193-207.
  5. D M Jesseph, Philosophical theory and mathematical practice in the seventeenth century, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 20 (2) (1989), 215-244.
  6. E Knobloch, Archimedes, Kepler, and Guldin: the role of proof and analogy, in Mathesis: Festschrift zum siebzigsten Geburtstag von Matthias Schramm (Verlag für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik, Berlin, 2000), 82-100.
  7. E Knobloch, Archimedes, Kepler und Guldin - zur Rolle von Beweis und Analogie, in Volker Peckhaus (ed.), Oskar Becker und die Philosophie der Mathematik (Wilhelm Fink Verlag, Paderborn, 2005), 15-34.
  8. E Knobloch, Mathesis Perennis: Mathematics in Ancient, Renaissance, and Modern Times, Amer. Math. Monthly 113 (4) (2006), 352-365.
  9. A Leahy, James Gregory and the Pappus-Guldin Theorem, Loci (January 2009).
  10. P Mancosu, On the status of proofs by contradiction in the seventeenth century, Synthese 88 (1) (1991), 15-41.
  11. G A Miller and D E Smith, Was Paul Guldin a Plagiarist?, Science 64 (1652) (1926), 204-206.
  12. G Schuppener, Kepler's relation to the Jesuits- A study of his correspondence with Paul Guldin, NTM Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Technik und Medizin 5 (1) (1997), 236-244.
  13. C Sommervogel, Bibliothèque de la Compagnie de Jésus II (Brussels-Paris, 1891), 1946-1947.
  14. E Ulivi, The Pappos-Guldino theorem: proofs and attributions (Italian), Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 2 (2) (1982), 179-209.
  15. P Ver Ecke, Le Theorem dit de Guldin considéré au point de vu historique, Mathesis 46 (1932), 395-397.
  16. H Zotter, Die Bibliothek des Paul Guldin, University of Graz.

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