References for William Clifford

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  1. J D North, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900933.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9024381/William-Kingdon-Clifford

Books:

  1. M Chisholm, Such silver currents: the story of William and Lucy Clifford 1845-1929 (The Lutterworth Press, Cambridge, 2002).
  2. W K Clifford, Right and wrong: the scientific ground of their distinction : a lecture delivered before the Sunday Lecture Society, St George's Hall, Langham Place, on Sunday afternoon, 7th November, 1876 (The Sunday Lecture Society, London, 1876).
  3. P Lounesto, Clifford Algebras and Spinors (Cambridge, 1997).
  4. R Tucker (ed.), Clifford, William Kingdon: Mathematical papers (Chelsea Publishing Co., New York 1968).

Articles:

  1. A Celebration of Two Lives: William Kingdon Clifford (1845-1979) and Lucy Clifford (1846-1929), Mind, New Series 104 (414) (1995), 447-448.
  2. W G Adams, Solar eclipse of Dec. 21-22, 1870, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 31 (1871), 155.
  3. T A A Broadbent, Review: The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences, by William Kingdon Clifford, The Mathematical Gazette 31 (294) (1947), 119-120.
  4. R Chisholm, A Scientific Prophecy by W K Clifford, Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras 10 (1) (2000), 161-162.
  5. R Chisholm, William and Lucy Clifford, Math. Today (Southend-on-Sea) 38 (6) (2002), 168-169.
  6. M Chisholm, Science and Literature Linked: The Story of William and Lucy Clifford. 1845-1929, Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras 19 (2009), 657-671.
  7. M Chisholm, William Kingdon Clifford (1845-1879) and his wife Lucy (1846-1929), Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras 7 (1997), suppl., 27-41.
  8. R S Christian, 'The ethics of belief' and belief about ethics: William Kingdon Clifford at the Metaphysical Society, Religious Studies 48 (3) (2012), 357-376.
  9. W K Clifford, On the Nature of Things-in-Themselves, Mind 3 (9) (1878), 57-67.
  10. N A Court, Review: The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences, by William Kingdon Clifford, The Scientific Monthly 63 (3) (1946), 242.
  11. A Ephraim, Review: Lectures and Essays, by William Kingdon Clifford, Revue Philosophique de la France et de l'Étranger 9 (1880), 450- 463.
  12. A Macfarlane, William Kingdon Clifford, Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians of the Nineteenth Century (New York, 1916), 78-91. http://www.gutenberg.net/etext06/tbmms10p.pdf
  13. G Moment, Review: The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences, by William Kingdon Clifford, The Quarterly Review of Biology 22 (1) (1947), 59.
  14. J R Newman, William Kingdon Clifford, Scientific American 188 (2) (1953), 78-84.
  15. J Oppenheimer, Review: The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences, by William Kingdon Clifford, The Quarterly Review of Biology 32 (1) (1957), 57.
  16. D Parrochia, William Kingdom Clifford. Mathématicien et Philosophe, Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras 19 (2009), 835-860.
  17. B Pippard, Review: Such silver currents: the story of William and Lucy Clifford 1845-1929, by M Chisholm, Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 57 (2) (2003), 252- 253.
  18. William Kingdon Clifford: 1845-1879, Clifford algebras and their applications in mathematical physics, NATO Adv. Sci. Inst. Ser. C: Math. Phys. Sci. 183 (Dordrecht-Boston, Mass., 1986), xiii-xvii.
  19. J Rooney, William Kingdon Clifford (1845-1879), in Marco Ceccarelli (ed.), Distinguished figures in mechanism and machine science: Their contributions and legacies. History of mechanism and machine science (Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2007), 79-116.
  20. D S Smith, Among my autographs. Clifford's genius shown as a boy, Amer. Math. Monthly 29 (4) (1922), 157-158.
  21. H Smokler, William Kingdon Clifford (1845-1879), Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2006). http://www.encyclopedia.com/article-1G2-3446800378/clifford-william-kingdon-18451879.html
  22. J L Synge, Review: The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences, by William Kingdon Clifford, Amer. Math. Monthly 54 (1) (1947), 54-55.

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