References for Philippe de la Hire

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  1. R Taton, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902429.html

Articles:

  1. A Buti and M Corradi, The contributions of a 17th century mathematician to an architectural problem : Philippe de la Hire and the statics of arches (Italian), Atti Accad. Ligure Sci. Lett. 38 (1982), 303-323.
  2. B de Fontenelle, Oeuvres Complètes de Fontenelle 1 (Paris, 1818), 257-266.
  3. E R Kiely, Surveying Instruments (New York, 1947), 132.
  4. G Mingari Scarpello and A Scimone, The work of Tschirnhaus, La Hire and Leibniz on catacaustics and the birth of the envelopes of lines in the 17th century, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 59 (3) (2005), 223-250.
  5. D Pingree, Philippe de La Hire's planetary theories in Sanskrit, in From China to Paris: 2000 years transmission of mathematical ideas, Bellagio, 2000 (Steiner, Stuttgart, 2002), 429-453.
  6. V N Sherma, Astronomical tables of Zij-i Muhammad Sahih and their relation to Tabulae astronomicae of de La Hire, Indian J. Hist. Sci. 41 (2) (2006), 175-198.
  7. D J Sturdy, Dynasticism in the Académie: the La Hire Family, in Science and Social Status: The Members of the Academie Des Sciences 1666-1750 (Boydell & Brewer, 1995), 193-213.
  8. R Taton, La première oeuvre géométrique de Philippe de La Hire, Rev. Hist. Sci. Appl. 6 (1953), 93-111.
  9. R Taton, La première oeuvre geometrique de Philippe de la Hire, Revue d'histoire des sciences 6 (1953), 93-111.
  10. H Wieleitner, Über die 'Plani-Coniques' von de la Hire, Archiv für die Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik 5 (1913), 49-55.

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