References for Johannes Kepler

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  1. O Gingerich, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Johannes_Kepler.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9105767/Johannes-Kepler

Books:

  1. A Armitage, John Kepler (1966).
  2. C Baumgardt, Johannes Kepler : Life and Letters (New York, N. Y., 1951).
  3. M Caspar, Kepler (Germany, 1948).
  4. M Dickreiter, Der Musiktheoretiker Johannes Kepler (Berne and Munich, 1973).
  5. J L E Dreyer, A History of Astronomy from Thales to Kepler (New York, 1953).
  6. J V Field, Kepler's Geometrical Cosmology (Chicago, 1988).
  7. W Gerlach, Johannes Kepler zum 400. Geburtstag (Munich, 1972).
  8. W Gerlach and M List, Johannes Kepler : Leben und Werk (Munich, 1966, 1980).
  9. W Gerlach and M List, Johannes Kepler (1571 Weil der Stadt - 1630 Regensburg) (Munich, 1971).
  10. E Goldbeck, Keplers Lehre von der Gravitation, Reprint of the 1896 original (Hildesheim, 1980).
  11. J Hemleben, Johannes Kepler in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten (Reinbek, 1971).
  12. J Hoppe, Johannes Kepler : Biographien Hervorragender Naturwissenschaftler, Techniker und Mediziner (Leipzig, 1987).
  13. J Kepler (translated A M Duncan, commentary E J Aiton), Mysterium cosmographicum. The secret of the Universe (New York, 1981).
  14. J Kepler (translated W Donahue), Astronomia nova: New Astronomy Cambridge, 1992)
  15. J Kepler (translated E J Aiton, A M Duncan, J V Field), The Harmony of the World, Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, 209, (Philadelphia, 1997).
  16. A Koestler, The Watershed: A Biography of Johannes Kepler (1984).
  17. E Oeser, Kepler (German) (Göttingen-Zurich, 1971).
  18. G Simon, Kepler - astronome, astrologue (Paris, 1979).
  19. B Stephenson, Kepler's physical astronomy. Reprint of the 1987 original (Princeton, NJ, 1994).
  20. A Van Helden, Measuring the Universe: Cosmic dimensions from Aristarchus to Halley (Chicago and London, 1985).
  21. K Walter, Johannes Kepler und Tübigen (Tubingen, 1971).
  22. H Wussing, Kepler, in H Wussing and W Arnold, Biographien bedeutender Mathematiker (Berlin, 1983).

Articles:

  1. E J Aiton, Kepler's path to the construction and rejection of his first oval orbit for Mars, Ann. of Sci. 35 (2) (1978), 173-190.
  2. E J Aiton, Johannes Kepler in the light of recent research, Hist. of Sci. 14 (2) (1976), 77-100.
  3. E J Aiton, How Kepler discovered the elliptical orbit, Math. Gaz. 59 (410) (1975), 250-260.
  4. E J Aiton, Kepler and the 'Mysterium Cosmographicum', Sudhoffs Arch. 61 (2) (1977), 173-194.
  5. W Applebaum, Donne's meeting with Kepler: a previously unknown episode, Philological Quarterly 50 (1) (1971), 132 - 4
  6. E Badolati, On the history of Kepler's equation, Vistas Astronom. 28 (1-2) (1985), 343-345.
  7. B S Baigrie, The justification of Kepler's ellipse, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 21 (4) (1990), 633-664.
  8. B S Baigrie, Kepler's laws of planetary motion, before and after Newton's 'Principia' : an essay on the transformation of scientific problems, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 18 (2) (1987), 177-208.
  9. P Barker and B R Goldstein, Distance and velocity in Kepler's astronomy, Ann. of Sci. 51 (4) (1994), 59-73.
  10. A Beer and P Beer (editors), Johannes Kepler. Four hundred years: Proceedings of conferences held in honour of Johannes Kepler, Vistas in Astronomy 18 (1975)
  11. A Beer and J V Field, Kepler - his times, his work, his life and 400 years, Scientia (Milano) 114 (9-12) (1979), 585-599.
  12. Ju A Belyi, Johannes Kepler (on the 400th anniversary of his birth) (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tehn. Vyp. 3-4 (36-37) (1971), 107-116, 206.
  13. Ju A Belyj, and D Trifunovi'c, Zur Geschichte der Logarithmentafeln Keplers, NTM Schr. Geschichte Naturwiss. Tech. Medizin 9 (1) (1972), 5-20.
  14. V Bialas, Keplers komplizierter Weg zur Wahrheit : von neuen Schwierigkeiten, die 'Astronomia Nova' zu lesen, Ber. Wiss.-Gesch. 13 (3) (1990), 167-176.
  15. V Bialas and E Papadimitriou, Materialien zu den Ephemeriden von Johannes Kepler, Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Math.-Natur. Kl. Abh. (N.F.) 159 (1980).
  16. W Blaschke, Galilei und Kepler, Hamburger Math. Einzelschr. 39 (1943).
  17. J Blum and W Helmchen, Von Kepler zu Newton. Von den Planetenbahnen zum Gravitationsgesetz, Praxis Math. 29 (4) (1987), 193-199.
  18. S Bochner, Kepler : a personal footnote, Vistas Astronom. 22 (1) (1978), 19-20.
  19. J B Brackenridge, Kepler, elliptical orbits, and celestial circularity : a study in the persistence of metaphysical commitment. II, Ann. of Sci. 39 (3) (1982), 265-295.
  20. J B Brackenridge, Kepler, elliptical orbits, and celestial circularity : a study in the persistence of metaphysical commitment. I, Ann. of Sci. 39 (2) (1982), 117-143.
  21. G Buchdahl, Methodological aspects of Kepler's theory of refraction. Johannes Kepler : b. 1571, d. 1630, Studies in Hist. and Philos. Sci. 3 (1972), 265-298.
  22. C de Buzon, Remarques sur l'interprétation de l'oeuvre de Kepler, Arch. Internat. Histoire Sci. 27 (100) (1977), 72-81.
  23. G Cifoletti, Kepler's 'De quantitatibus', Ann. of Sci. 43 (3) (1986), 213-238.
  24. A C Crombie, Expectation, modelling and assent in the history of optics. II, Kepler and Descartes, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 22 (1) (1991), 89-115.
  25. Yu A Danilov and Ya A Smorodinskii, Johannes Kepler : from the mystery to the harmony, Soviet Physics Uspekhi 16 (1973), 136-155.
  26. A E L Davis, Kepler's physical framework for planetary motion, Centaurus 35 (2) (1992), 165-191.
  27. A E L Davis, Kepler's road to Damascus, Centaurus 35 (2) (1992), 143-164.
  28. A E L Davis, Grading the eggs (Kepler's sizing-procedure for the planetary orbit), Centaurus 35 (2) (1992), 121-142.
  29. A E L Davis, Kepler's 'distance law' - myth not reality, Centaurus 35 (2) (1992), 103-120.
  30. A E L Davis, Kepler's resolution of individual planetary motion, Centaurus 35 (2) (1992), 97-102.
  31. A E L Davis, Kepler, the ultimate Aristotelian, Acta historiae rerum naturalium necnon technicarum 2 (1998), 65 - 73.
  32. W H Donahue, Kepler's approach to the oval of 1602, from the Mars notebook, J. Hist. Astronom. 27 (4) (1996), 281-295.
  33. W H Donahue, Kepler's invention of the second planetary law, British J. Hist. Sci. 27 (92, 1) (1994), 89-102.
  34. W H Donahue, Kepler's first thoughts on oval orbits : text, translation, and commentary, J. Hist. Astronom. 24 (1-2) (1993), 71-100.
  35. W H Donahue, Kepler's fabricated figures : covering up the mess in the 'New astronomy', J. Hist. Astronom. 19 (4) (1988), 217-237.
  36. S Drake, Galileo, Kepler, and the phases of Venus, Journal for the history of astronomy 15 (1984), 198-208.
  37. S Drake, Galileo's 'Platonic' cosmogony and Kepler's 'Prodromus', J. Hist. Astronom. 4 (3) (1973), 174-191.
  38. A M Duncan, Kepler on light and sound, Acta historiae rerum naturalium necnon technicarum 2 (1998), 98 - 103.
  39. A Elena, On the different kinds of attractive forces in Kepler, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 33 (110) (1983), 22-29.
  40. J Evans, The division of the Martian eccentricity from Hipparchos to Kepler : a history of the approximations to Kepler motion, Amer. J. Phys. 56 (11) (1988), 1009-1024.
  41. J V Field, Kepler's rejection of solid celestial spheres, Vistas Astronom. 23 (3) (1979), 207-211.
  42. J V Field, Kepler's star polyhedra, Vistas Astronom. 23 (2) (1979), 109-141.
  43. J V Field, Kepler's cosmological theories: their agreement with observation, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 23 (1982), 556 - 68.
  44. J V Field, Kepler's Rejection of Numerology in B W Vickers (ed.), Occult and Scientific Mentalities in the Renaissance (Cambridge, 1984), 273-296.
  45. J V Field, A Lutheran Astrologer : Johannes Kepler, Archive for History of Exact Science 31 (1984), 189-.
  46. J V Field, Two mathematical inventions in Kepler's 'Ad Vitellionem paralipomena', Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 17 (4) (1986), 449-468.
  47. J V Field, What is scientific about a scientific instrument?, Nuncius III (2) (1988), 3 - 26.
  48. J V Field, The relation between geometry and algebra: Cardano and Kepler on the regular heptagon in E.Kessler (ed.), Girolamo Cardano: Philosoph, Naturforscher, Arzt (Wiesbaden, 1994), 219 - 242.
  49. J V Field, Rediscovering the Archimedean polyhedra: Piero della Francesca, Luca Pacioli, Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Dürer, Daniele Barbaro, and Johannes Kepler, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 50 (1997), 241 - 289.
  50. J V Field, Kepler's mathematization of cosmology, Acta historiae rerum naturalium necnon technicarum 2 (1998), 27 - 48.
  51. A Franklin and C Howson, Newton and Kepler, a Bayesian approach, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 16 (4) (1985), 379-385.
  52. W Gerlach, Johannes Kepler und die Copernicanische Wende, Nova Acta Leopoldina (N.F.) 37 (210) (1972).
  53. W Gerlach, Humor und Witz in Schriften von Johannes Kepler, Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Math.-Natur. Kl. S.-B. (1968), 13-30.
  54. O Gingerich, Johannes Kepler, in Planetary astronomy from the Renaissance to the rise of astrophysics Part A (Cambridge, 1989), 54-78.
  55. D Gronau, Johannes Kepler und die Logarithmen, Berichte der Mathematisch-Statistischen Sektion in der Forschungsgesellschaft Joanneum 284 (Graz, 1987).
  56. R Haase, Keplers Weltharmonik in Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft, Sudhoffs Arch. 57 (1973), 41-70.
  57. J Halbronn, Les historiens des sciences face à l'activité astrologique de Képler, in Proceedings of the 104th National Congress of Learned Societies (Paris, 1979), 135-145.
  58. F Hallyn, Kepler, Snell and the law of refraction (Dutch), Med. Konink. Acad. Wetensch. Belgie 56 (2) (1994), 119-134.
  59. F Hammer, Die Astrologie des Johannes Kepler, Sudhoffs Arch. 55 (1971), 113-135.
  60. J E Hofmann, Johannes Kepler als Mathematiker. II, Praxis Math. 13 (12) (1971), 318-324.
  61. J E Hofmann, Johannes Kepler als Mathematiker. I, Praxis Math. 13 (11) (1971), 287-293.
  62. J F Hofmann, Über Keplers Ellipsenrektifikation, RETE 1 (3-4) (1971/72), 301-310.
  63. S H Hollingdale, A note on Kepler's solar system, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 22 (3-4) (1986), 34-37.
  64. G Holton, Johannes Kepler's universe : its physics and metaphysics, Amer. J. Phys. 24 (1956), 340-351.
  65. G Hon, On Kepler's awareness of the problem of experimental error, Ann. of Sci. 44 (6) (1987), 545-591.
  66. U Hoyer, Kepler's celestial mechanics, Vistas Astronom. 23 (1) (1979), 69-74.
  67. K-N Ihmig, Trägheit und Massebegriff bei Johannes Kepler, Philos. Natur. 27 (2) (1990), 156-205.
  68. U Klein, Keplers Bemühungen um die Harmonieschriften des Ptolemaios und Porphyrios, Johannes Kepler Werk und Leistung (Linz, 1971), 51 - 60.
  69. S A Kleiner, A new look at Kepler and abductive argument, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 14 (4) (1983), 279-313.
  70. A Koyré, La gravitation universelle de Kepler à Newton, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. (N.S.) 4 (1951), 638-653.
  71. F Krafft, Erfahrung und Vorurteil im naturwissenschaftlichen Denken Johannes Keplers, Ber. Wiss.-Gesch. 14 (2) (1991), 73-76.
  72. F Krafft, Astronomie als Gottesdienst. Die Erneuerung der Astronomie durch Johannes Kepler, in Der Weg der Naturwissenschaft von Johannes von Gmunden zu Johannes Kepler (Vienna, 1988), 182-196.
  73. F Krafft, Keplers Wissenschaftspraxis und -verständnis, Sudhoffs Arch. 59 (1) (1975), 54-68.
  74. V Maeyama, Kepler's hypothesis vicaria, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 41 (1) (1990), 53-92.
  75. A Malet, Gregorie, Descartes, Kepler, and the law of refraction, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 40 (125) (1990), 278-304.
  76. A Malet, Keplerian illusions : geometrical pictures vs optical images in Kepler's visual theory, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 21 (1) (1990), 1-40.
  77. J Marek, Kepler's inventions in physical optics, in 1971 Actes XIIe Congrès Internat. d'Histoire des Sciences III B : Science et Philosophie : XVIIe et XVIIIe Siècles (Paris, 1971), 81-87.
  78. A A Mikhailov, Kepler and modern science (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (4) (1980), 133-135.
  79. C-U Moulines, Intertheoretic approximation : the Kepler-Newton case, Synthese 45 (3) (1980), 387-412.
  80. G Nádor, Kepler's world view and role in the development of the notion of law of nature (Hungarian), Magyar Tud. Akad. Mat. Fiz. Oszt. Közl. 4 (1954), 219-227.
  81. O Neugebauer, Notes on Kepler, Comm. Pure Appl. Math. 14 (1961), 593-597.
  82. A Postl, Correspondence between Kepler and Galileo, Vistas Astronom. 21 (4) (1977), 325-330.
  83. E Rosen, Galileo and Kepler: Their First Two Contacts, Isis 57 (1966), 262-264.
  84. I Schneider, Wahrscheinlichkeit und Zufall bei Kepler, Philos. Natur. 16 (1) (1976/77), 40-63.
  85. O B Sheynin, J Kepler as a statistician, Bull. Inst. Internat. Statist. 46 (2) (1975), 341-354, 355-360.
  86. B Stephenson, Kepler's physical astronomy, Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences 13 (New York-Berlin, 1987).
  87. S Straker, Kepler, Tycho, and the 'optical part of astronomy' : the genesis of Kepler's theory of pinhole images, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 24 (4) (1981), 267-293.
  88. N M Swerdlow, Shadow measurement : the 'Sciametria' from Kepler's 'Hipparchus' - a translation with commentary, in The investigation of difficult things (Cambridge, 1992), 19-70.
  89. S Thorvaldsen, Did Kepler 'prove' the planetary laws? (Norwegian), Normat 33 (2) (1985), 76-87, 100.
  90. S Thorvaldsen, Kepler's path to the planetary laws (Norwegian), Normat 31 (2) (1983), 49-58.
  91. P Urban and N Pucker, Johannes Kepler : sa contribution au progrès des sciences naturelles, Ontologie und Logik/Ontology and logic (Berlin, 1979), 247-265.
  92. J Vuillemin, La méthodologie de Kepler, in Traditionen und Perspektiven der analytischen Philosophie (Vienna, 1989), 24-34.
  93. B Wandt, Die geplante Berufung von Johannes Kepler an die Universität Rostock (1629/30), NTM Schr. Geschichte Natur. Tech. Medizin 19 (1) (1982), 77-84.
  94. R S Westman, Kepler's theory of hypothesis and the 'realist dilemma'. Johannes Kepler : b. 1571, d. 1630, Studies in Hist. and Philos. Sci. 3 (1972), 233-264.
  95. R S Westman, The comet and the cosmos : Kepler, Mastlin and the Copernican hypothesis, in Études sur l'audience de la théorie héliocentrique (Wroclaw, 1972), 7-30.
  96. D T Whiteside, Kepler, Newton and Flamsteed on refraction through a 'regular aire' : the mathematical and the practical, Centaurus 24 (1980), 288-315.

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