References for Honoré Fabri

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  1. E A Fellmann, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. R Ariew and M G Grene (eds.), Descartes and his contemporaries: meditations, objections, and replies (University of Chicago Press, 1995).
  2. C Blackwell and S Kusukawa, Philosophy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: conversations with Aristotle (Ashgate, 1999).
  3. M Dascal, Q Racionero and A Cardoso, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: the art of controversies (Springer-Verlag, New York, 2008).
  4. P R Dear, Discipline & experience: the mathematical way in the scientific revolution (University of Chicago Press, 1995).
  5. J Duhem, Histoire des Origines du Vol a Réaction (Nouvelles Editions Latines, Paris, 1959).
  6. M Elazar, Honoré Fabri and the Concept of Impetus: A Bridge between Conceptual Frameworks (Springer-Verlag, New York, 2011).
  7. M Feingold (ed.), The new science and Jesuit science: seventeenth century perspectives (Springer-Verlag, New York, 2003).
  8. D C Lukens, An Aristotelian Response to Galileo: Honore Fabri, S.J. (1608-1688) on the Causal Analysis of Motion (Ph.D. thesis, University of Toronto, 1979).
  9. P K Machamer, M Pera and A Baltas, Scientific controversies: philosophical and historical perspectives (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000).
  10. D B Meli, Thinking with objects: the transformation of mechanics in the seventeenth century (JHU Press, 2006).


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  2. A Boehm, L'Aristotelisme d'Honore Fabri (1607-1688), Revue des Sciences Religieuses 39 (1965), 305-360.
  3. H Beylard, Honoré Fabri, in J Balteau, M Barroux and M Prevost (eds.), Dictionnaire de Biographie Française 13 (1929), 432-444.
  4. J Brucker, Honoré Fabri, in A Vacant and E Mangenot (eds.), Dictionnaire de Théologie Catholique 5 (1909-1953), 2052-2055.
  5. E Caruso, Honore Fabri gesuita e scienziato, Miscellanea seicentesca. Saggi su Descartes, Fabri, White (Milan, 1987), 85-126.
  6. P Dear, Honoré Fabri, in Discipline and Experience; the Mathematical Way in the Scientific Revolution (Chicago, 1995), 138-143.
  7. P Dear, Mersenne's Suggestion: Cartesian Meditation and the Mathematical Model of Knowledge in the Seventeenth Century, in R Ariew and M G Grene (eds.), Descartes and his contemporaries: meditations, objections, and replies (University of Chicago Press, 1995), 44-62.
  8. A De Backer and A De Backer, Honoré Fabri, in Bibliothèque des écrivains de la Campagnie de Jésus (1) 1 (1853-1861), 290-324.
  9. S Drake, Impetus theory and quanta of speed before and after Galileo, Physis 16 (1974), 47-65.
  10. S Drake, Free fall from Albert of Saxony to Honoré Fabri, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 5 (1975), 347-366.
  11. E A Fellmann, Die mathematischen Werke von Honoratus Fabry, Physis (Florence) 1-2 (1959), 69-102.
  12. E A Fellmann, Honoré Fabry (1607-1688) als Mathematiker - eine Reprise, in P M Harman and A E Shapiro (eds.), The Investigation of Difficult Things: Essay on Newton and the History of the Exact Sciences in Honor of D T Whiteside (Cambridge, 1992), 97-112.
  13. A R Hall, Beyond the fringe : diffraction as seen by Grimaldi, Fabri, Hooke and Newton, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 44 (1) (1990), 13-23.
  14. J L Heilbron, Honoré Fabri, SJ, and the Accademia del Cimento, in Actes du XIIe Congrès International d'Histoire des Sciences, 1968 Vol 3b (A Blanchard, Paris, 1971), 45-49.
  15. J L Heilbron, Honoré Fabri, in Electricity in the 17th and 18th centuries: a study of early Modern physics (University of California Press, 1979), 195-202.
  16. W E Knowles Middleton, Science in Rome, 1675-1700, and the Accademia Fisicomatematica of Giovanni Giustino Ciampini, The British Journal for the History of Science 8 (2) (1975), 138-154.
  17. A Maas, Honoré Fabri, in The Catholic Encyclopedia (Robert Appleton Company, New York, 1909).
  18. D B Meli, Shadows and Deception: From Borelli's 'Theoricae' to the 'Saggi' of the Cimento, The British Journal for the History of Science 31 (4) (1998), 383-402.
  19. C R Palmerino, Infinite Degrees of Speed: Marin Mersenne and the Debate over Galileo's Law of Free Fall, Early Science and Medicine 4 (4) (1999), 269-328.
  20. C R Palmerino, Fabri, Honoré (c. 1608-1688), in Luc Foisneau (ed.) Dictionary of Seventeenth Century French Philosophers 1 (Thoemmes - Continuum, London-New York, 2008), 453-460.
  21. C R Palmerino, Two Jesuit Responses to Galilei's Science of Motion : Honoré Fabri and Pierre Le Cazre, in M Feingold (ed.), The new science and Jesuit science: seventeenth century perspectives (Springer-Verlag, New York, 2003), 187-227.
  22. C Sommervogel, Honoré Fabri, in Bibliothèque de la Campagnie de Jésus 3 (1890-1932), 511-521.
  23. P de Vrégille, Un enfant de Bugey - le père Honoré Fabri, 1607- 1688, Bulletin de la Société Gorini 3 (1906), 5-15.

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