References for George Atwood

  1. E M Cole, W Back, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
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  2. Biography by Simon Schaffer, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).
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  3. H E Bird, Chess History and Reminiscences (London, 1882).
  4. E G R Taylor, The mathematical practitioners of Hanoverian England 1714-1840 (Cambridge, 1966).


  5. J L Heilbron, A mathematicians' mutiny, with morals, in World changes, Cambridge, MA, 1990 (Cambridge, MA, 1993), 81-129.
  6. J Ravetz, The representation of physical quantities in eighteenth-century mathematical physics, Isis 52 (1961), 7-20.
  7. S Schaffer, Machine philosophy, Osiris 9 (1994), 157-82