References for Christiaan Huygens


  1. H J M Bos, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902105.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9041658/Christiaan-Huygens

Books:

  1. V I Arnol'd, Huygens and Barrow, Newton and Hooke. Pioneers in mathematical analysis and catastrophe theory from evolvents to quasicrystals (Basel, 1990).
  2. A E Bell, Christian Huygens and the Development of Science in the Seventeenth Century (London, 1947).
  3. H L Brugmans, Le Séjour de Christian Huygens à Paris et ses relations avec les milieux scientifiques français (1935).
  4. E J Dijksterhuis, Christiaan Huygens (Haarlem, 1951).
  5. D J Struik, Het land van Stevin en Huygens (Nijmegen, 1979).
  6. D J Struik, The land of Stevin and Huygens (Dordrecht-Boston, Mass., 1981).
  7. C Vilain, La mécanique de Christian Huygens, La relativité du mouvement au XVIIe siècle (Paris, 1996).
  8. J G Yoder, Unrolling time. Christiaan Huygens and the mathematization of nature (Cambridge, 1988).

Articles:

  1. M Barth, Huygens at work : annotations in his rediscovered personal copy of Hooke's 'Micrographia', Ann. of Sci. 52 (6) (1995), 601-613.
  2. M Blay, Christiaan Huygens et les phénomènes de la couleur, Rev. Histoire Sci. Appl. 37 (2) (1984), 127-150.
  3. R Bogazzi, The 'Kosmotheoros' of Christiaan Huygens (Italian), Physis - Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. 19 (1-4) (1977), 87-109.
  4. H J M Bos, Christiaan Huygens, in Lectures in the History of Mathematics (Providence R.I.- London, 1993), 59-81.
  5. H J M Bos, The influence of Huygens on the formation of Leibniz' ideas, in Leibniz in Paris (1672-1676) (Wiesbaden, 1978), 59-68.
  6. H J M Bos, Recognition and wonder : Huygens, tractional motion and some thoughts on the history of mathematics, Tractrix 1 (1989), 3-20.
  7. M Bosch i Casabò, Huygens, Newton and the radius of curvature (Catalan), Butl. Soc. Catalana Mat. 5 (1990), 26-36.
  8. E M Bruins, The computation of logarithms by Huygens, in Constructive function theory '81 (Sofia, 1983), 254-257.
  9. E M Bruins, On the history of logarithms : Bürgi, Napier, Briggs, de Decker, Vlacq, Huygens, Janus 67 (4) (1980), 241-260.
  10. E M Bruins, Computation of logarithms by Huygens, Janus 65 (1-3) (1978), 97-104.
  11. J Z Buchwald, Experimental investigations of double refraction from Huygens to Malus, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 21 (4) (1979/80), 311-373.
  12. C B Burch, Huygens' pulse models as a bridge between phenomena and Huygens' mechanical foundations, Janus 68 (1-3) (1981), 53-64.
  13. Fl Bureau, Le Traité de la Lumière de Christian Huygens, Acad. Roy. Belgique. Bull. Cl. Sci. (5) 32 (1946), 730-744 (1947).
  14. L Conte, Huygens e l'invenzione di due medie proporzionali, Period. Mat. (4) 31 (1953), 145-157.
  15. C A Crommelin, Sur l'attitude de Huygens envers le calcul infinitésimal et sur deux courbes interessantes du même savant, Simon Stevin 31 (1956), 5-18.
  16. E J Dijksterhuis, Christiaan Huygens, Centaurus 2 (1953), 265-282.
  17. R Dugas, Sur le cartésianisme de Huygens, Rev. Hist. Sci. Appl. 7 (1954), 22-33.
  18. R Dugas, Huygens devant le système du monde, entre Descartes et Newton, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris 237 (1953), 1477-1478.
  19. P Dupont and C S Roero, The treatise 'De ratiociniis in ludo aleae' of Christiaan Huygens, with the 'Annotationes' of Jakob Bernoulli ('Ars conjectandi', Part I), presented in an Italian translation, with historical and critical commentary and modern solutions (Italian), Mem. Accad. Sci. Torino Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Natur. (5) 8 (1-2) (1984), 3-258.
  20. W Eisenberg, Theorienauffassungen in der Physikgeschichte. 17. Jahrhundert - zum Vergleich der Theorienauffassungen von R Descartes und C Huygens, Wiss. Z. Martin-Luther-Univ. Halle-Wittenberg Math.-Natur. Reihe 38 (1) (1989), 121-126.
  21. A Elzinga, Christian Huygens and the elimination of time, Acad. Roy. Belg. Bull. Cl. Sci. (5) 73 (10) (1987), 394-404.
  22. A Elzinga, Christiaan Huygens' theory of research, Janus 67 (4) (1980), 281-300.
  23. A Elzinga, Huygens' theory of research and Descartes' theory of knowledge. II, Z. Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 3 (1) (1972), 9-27.
  24. A Elzinga, Huygens' theory of research and Descartes' theory of knowledge. I, Z. Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 2 (2) (1971), 174-194.
  25. H Erlichson, Huygens and Newton on the Problem of Circular Motion, Centaurus 37 (1994), 210-229.
  26. E A Felman, Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) (on the 350th anniversary of his birth) (Bulgarian), Fiz.-Mat. Spis. Bulgar. Akad. Nauk. 22(55) (4) (1979), 328-334 (1980).
  27. G Fenaroli and M A Penco, On some letters of Christiaan Huygens in relation to his 'De ratiociniis in ludo aleae' (Italian), Physis - Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. 21 (1-4) (1979), 351-356.
  28. H Freudenthal, Huygens' foundations of probability, Historia Math. 7 (2) (1980), 113-117.
  29. L Giacardi, On the approximate calculation of the length of the circumference in Huygens and in Lambert, Rend. Sem. Mat. Univ. Politec. Torino 37 (3) (1979), 43-58.
  30. G Grimm, Zur Kreisberechnung von Huygens, Elemente der Math. 4 (1949), 78-85.
  31. P Günther, Huygens' principle and Hadamard's conjecture, Math. Intelligencer 13 (2) (1991), 56-63.
  32. H-J Hess, Bücher aus dem Besitz von Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) in der Niedersächsischen Landesbibliothek Hannover, Studia Leibnitiana 12 (1) (1980), 1-51.
  33. T Hashimoto, Huygens, dioptrics, and the improvement of the telescope, Historia Sci. 37 (1989), 51-90.
  34. J E Hofmann, Über die Kreismessung von Chr. Huygens, ihre Vorgeschichte, ihren Inhalt, ihre Bedeutung und ihr Nachwirken, Arch. History Exact Sci. 3 (1966), 102-136, (1966).
  35. J E Hofmann, Neues über die näherungsweise Kreisquadratur bei Huygens (1654), Math. Naturwiss. Unterricht 4 (1952), 321-323.
  36. L V Kudryashova and N Yu Ivanova, The concept of 'the moment of inertia' in the works of C Huygens and L Euler (Russian), Istor. Metodol. Estestv. Nauk 32 (1986), 190-196.
  37. H de Lang, Christiaan Huygens, originator of wave optics, in Huygens' principle 1690-1990 : theory and applications (Amsterdam, 1992), 19-30.
  38. J H Leopold, Christiaan Huygens, the Royal Society and horology, Antiquarian horology 21 (1993), 37-42.
  39. G Loria, La vita scientifica di Cristiano Huygens quale si desume dal suo carteggio, Pont. Acad. Sci. Comment. 6 (1942), 1079-1136.
  40. F Mignard, The theory of the figure of the Earth according to Newton and Huygens, Vistas Astronom. 30 (3-4) (1987), 291-311.
  41. M Nauenberg, Huygens and Newton on Curvature and its applications to Dynamics, De zeventiende eeuw, jaargang 12 (1) (1996), 215-234.
  42. D E Newbold, Christiaan Huygens, 1629-1695, in Late seventeenth century scientists (Oxford, 1969), 107-131.
  43. D Parrochia, Optique, mécanique et calcul des chances chez Huygens et Spinoza (sur quelques paradigmes possibles du discours philosophique), Dialectica 38 (4) (1984), 319-345.
  44. S Sakellariadis, Descartes' experimental proof of the infinite velocity of light and Huygens' rejoinder, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 26 (1) (1982), 1-12.
  45. I Schneider, Christiaan Huygens' contribution to the development of a calculus of probabilities, Janus 67 (4) (1980), 269-279.
  46. C J Scriba, Gregory's converging double sequence : a new look at the controversy between Huygens and Gregory over the 'analytical' quadrature of the circle, Historia Math. 10 (3) (1983), 274-285.
  47. A E Shapiro, Huygens' 'Traité de la lumière' and Newton's 'Opticks' : pursuing and eschewing hypotheses, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 43 (2) (1989), 223-247.
  48. A E Shapiro, Newton and Huygens' explanation of the 22° halo, Centaurus 24 (1980), 273-287.
  49. E Shoesmith, Huygens' solution to the gambler's ruin problem, Historia Math. 13 (2) (1986), 157-164.
  50. H A M Snelders, Christiaan Huygens and Newton's theory of gravitation, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 43 (2) (1989), 209-222.
  51. A Stroup, Christian Huygens et l'Académie royale des sciences, Vie Sci. 13 (4) (1996), 333-341.
  52. A Stroup, Christiaan Huygens and the development of the air pump, Janus 68 (1-3) (1981), 129-158.
  53. R Van Broeckhoven The color theory of Christiaan Huygens (Dutch), Sci. Hist. 12 (3) (1970), 143-158.
  54. A Van Helden, A note about Christiaan Huygens's 'De Saturni luna observatio nova', Janus 62 (1-3) (1975), 13-15.
  55. J A van Maanen, Unknown manuscript material of Christiaan Huygens, Historia Math. 12 (1) (1985), 60-65.
  56. C Vilain, La loi galiléenne et la dynamique de Huygens, Rev. Histoire Math. 2 (1) (1996), 95-117.
  57. C Vilain, Huygens and relative motion, in Relativity in general (Gif-sur-Yvette, 1994), 161-169.
  58. J A Vollgraff, Deux lettres de Christiaan Huygens, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. (N.S.) 4 (1951), 634-637.
  59. R S Westfall, Huygens' rings and Newton's rings : Periodicity and seventeenth century optics, Ratio 10 (1968), 64-77.
  60. E Wolf, The life and work of Christiaan Huygens, in Huygens' principle 1690-1990 : theory and applications (Amsterdam, 1992), 3-17.
  61. A Ziggelaar, How did the wave theory of light take shape in the mind of Christiaan Huygens?, Ann. of Sci. 37 (2) (1980), 179-187.

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