References for Levi ben Gerson

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  1. J Samso, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Levi_ben_Gershon.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/biography/Levi-ben-Gershom

Books:

  1. J D Bleich, Providence in the philosophy of Gersonides, Studies in Judaica (Yeshiva Univ. Press, New York, 1973).
  2. J Carlebach, Levi Ben Gerson Als Mathematiker (J Lamm, Berlin, 1910).
  3. G Dahan (ed.), Gersonide En Son Temps (E Peeters, Louvain-Paris, 1991).
  4. R Eisen, Gersonides on Providence, Covenant, and the Chosen People: A Study in Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Biblical Commentary (State University of New York, 1995).
  5. G Freudenthal (ed.), Studies on Gersonides : A Fourteenth-Century Jewish Philosopher-Scientist (E J Brill, Leiden, 1992).
  6. B R Goldstein, The astronomy of Levi ben Gerson (1288-1344). A critical edition of Chapters 1-20 with translation and commentary (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1985).
  7. C H Manekin, The Logic of Gersonides : An Analysis of Selected Doctrines (Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, 1992).
  8. C Touati, La Pensée Philosophique et Théologique de Gersonide (Paris, 1973).

Articles:

  1. M Curtze, Die Abhandlung des Levi ben Gerson ueber Trigonometrie und den Jacobstab. Bibliotheca Mathematica 12 (1898), 97-112.
  2. K Chemla and S Pahaut, Remarques sur les ouvrages mathematiques de Gersonide, in G Freudenthal (ed.), Studies on Gersonides : A Fourteenth-Century Jewish Philosopher-Scientist (E J Brill, Leiden, 1992), 97-112.
  3. P H Espenshade, A text on trigonometry by Levi ben Gerson (1288-1344), Math. Teacher 60 (1967), 628-637.
  4. S Feldman, Gersonides' Proofs for the Creation of the Universe, Proc. Amer. Acad. Jewish Research (1967), 113-37.
  5. S Feldman, Levi ben Gershom, in D H Frank and O Leaman (eds.), History of Jewish Philosophy (Routledge Univ Press, 2003), 379-398.
  6. G Freudenthal, Épistemologie, astronomie et astrologie chez Gersonide, Revue des études juives 146 (3-4) (1987), 357-365.
  7. R Glasner, The Early Stages in the Evolution of Gersonides' The Wars of the Lord, The Jewish Quarterly Review (1996), 1-46.
  8. R Glasner, Levi ben Gershom and the study of Ibn Rushd in the fourteenth century, The Jewish Quarterly Review 86 (1-2) (1995), 51-90.
  9. R Glasner, Gersonides on simple and composite movements, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. B Stud. Hist. Philos. Modern Phys. 28 (4) (1997), 545-584.
  10. R Glasner, Gersonide, le pseudo-Tusi, et le postulat des parallèles. Les mathématiques en Hébreu et leurs sources arabes, Arabic Sci. Philos. 2 (1) (1992), 39-82.
  11. B R Goldstein, Preliminary Remarks on Levi ben Gerson's Contributions to Astronomy, Proc. Israel Acad. Sci. Humanities 3 (1969), 239-254.
  12. B R Goldstein, Levi ben Gerson's analysis of precession, Journal for the History of Astronomy 6 (1975), 31-34.
  13. B R Goldstein, Levi ben Gerson : On instrumental errors and the transversal scale, Journal for the History of Astronomy 8 (1977), 102-112.
  14. B R Goldstein, Astronomical and astrological themes in the philosophical works of Levi ben Gerson, Archives internationales d'histoire des sciences 26 (1976), 221-224.
  15. B R Goldstein, The physical astronomy of Levi ben Gerson, Perspect. Sci. 5 (1) (1997), 1-30.
  16. B R Goldstein, Levi ben Gerson's theory of planetary distances, Centaurus 29 (4) (1986), 272-313.
  17. B R Goldstein, The astronomy of Levi ben Gerson (1288-1344), Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences 11 (New York-Berlin, 1985).
  18. B R Goldstein, Levi ben Gerson's preliminary lunar model, Centaurus 18 (1973-74), 275-288.
  19. B R Goldstein, Levi ben Gerson's lunar model, Centaurus 16 (4) (1971-72), 257-284.
  20. B R Goldstein, Levi ben Gerson's analysis of precession, J. Hist. Astronom. 6 (1975), 31-41.
  21. B R Goldstein, Levi ben Gerson's preliminary lunar model, in Theory and observation in ancient and medieval astronomy (London, 1985), 94-107.
  22. B R Goldstein, Levi ben Gerson's contributions to astronomy, in G Freudenthal (ed.), Studies on Gersonides : A Fourteenth-Century Jewish Philosopher-Scientist (E J Brill, Leiden, 1992), 3-19.
  23. B R Goldstein, Levi Ben Gerson's Astrology in Historical Perspective, in G Dahan (ed.), Gersonide En Son Temps (E Peeters, Louvain-Paris, 1991), 287-300.
  24. B R Goldstein and D Pingree, Levi Ben Gerson's Prognostication for the Conjunction of 1345, Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. 80 (1990), 1-60.
  25. J Guttman, Levi ben Gerson, in Philosophies of Judaism (1964), 214-215.
  26. I Husik, Studies in Gersonides, Jewish Quarterly Review 7 (1916-1917), 553-594.
  27. I Husik, Studies in Gersonides, Jewish Quarterly Review 8 (1917-1918), 113-156.
  28. I Husik, Studies in Gersonides, Jewish Quarterly Review 8 (1917-1918), 231-268.
  29. M Kellner, R Levi Ben Gerson : A Bibliographical Essay, Studies in Bibliography and Booklore 12 (1979), 13-23.
  30. M Kellner, An annotated list of writings by and about R Levi ben Gershom, in G Freudenthal (ed.), Studies on Gersonides : A Fourteenth-Century Jewish Philosopher-Scientist (E J Brill, Leiden, 1992), 367-414.
  31. S Klein-Braslavy, Gersonides on the Magnet and the Heat of the Sun, in G Freudenthal (ed.), Studies on Gersonides (E J Brill, Leiden, 1992), 267-284.
  32. S Klein-Braslavy, Gersonides and Astrology, in S Feldman (ed.), Levi Ben Gershom : The Wars of the Lord (Jewish Publication Society, New York, 1999), 506-519.
  33. T Levy, Gersonide, le Pseudo-Tusi et le Postulat des Paralleles, Arabic Science and Philosophy 2 (1992), 39-82.
  34. J L Mancha, The Provençal version of Levi ben Gerson's tables for eclipses, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 48 (141) (1998), 268-352.
  35. J L Mancha, Heuristic reasoning: approximation procedures in Levi ben Gerson's astronomy, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 52 (1) (1998), 13-50.
  36. J L Mancha, Levi ben Gerson's astronomical work: chronology and Christian context, Sci. Context 10 (3) (1997), 471-493.
  37. C H Manekin, Conservative Tendencies in Gersonides' Religious Philosophy, in D H Frank and O Leaman (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Jewish Philosophy (Cambridge University Press, 2003), 304-344.
  38. N Mindel, Rabbi Levi Ben Gershon (1288-1344)
    http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/111901/jewish/Rabbi-Levi-Ben-Gershon.htm
  39. J D North, Levi's astronomical tables, Journal for the History of Astronomy 7 (1976), 212-213.
  40. N L Rabinovitch, Rabbi Levi Ben Gershon and the Origins of Mathematical Induction, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 6 (1970), 237-248.
  41. B A Rosenfeld, Les démonstrations du 5-me postulat d'Euclide chez Ibn al-Haithm et Léon Gersonide (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 11 (1958), 733-742.
  42. B A Rosenfeld, Notes aux textes d'Ibn al-Haitham et Léon Gersonide (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 11 (1958), 777-782.
  43. T Rudavsky, Gersonides, in E N Zalta (ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2008).
    http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/gersonides/
  44. T Rudavsky, Divine Omniscience and Future Contingents in Gersonides, J. Hist. Philos. 21 (1983), 513-536.
  45. T Rudavsky, Creation, Time and Infinity in Gersonides, J. Hist. Philos. 26 (1) (1988), 25-44.
  46. M Seligsohn, K Kohler and I Broydé, Levi ben Gershon (JewishEncyclopedia.com, 2002).
    http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/view.jsp?artid=247&letter=L
  47. S Simonson, The missing problems of Gersonides - a critical edition. I, Historia Math. 27 (3) (2000), 243-302.
  48. S Simonson, The missing problems of Gersonides - a critical edition. II, Historia Math. 27 (4) (2000), 384-431.
  49. S Simonson, Mathematical gems of Levi ben Gershon. Mathematics Teacher (2000).
  50. S Simonson, The mathematics of Levi ben Gershon, Derakhekha Daehu 10 (2000).

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