References for Sylvestre Lacroix

Version for printing
  1. J Itard, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902420.html

Books:

  1. Sylvestre François Lacroix, La grande encyclopédie (Paris, 1885-1891).

Articles:

  1. D J Beckers, Positive thinking : Conceptions of negative quantities in the Netherlands and the reception of Lacroix's algebra textbook, Rev. Histoire Math. 6 (1) (2000), 95-126.
  2. C B Boyer, Cartesian geometry from Fermat to Lacroix, Scripta Math. 13 (1947), 133-153.
  3. P Lamandé, Trois traités français de géométrie à l'orée du XIXe siècle : Legendre, Peyrard et Lacroix, Physis Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. (N.S.) 30 (2-3) (1993), 243-302.
  4. G Schubring, On the methodology of analyzing historical textbooks : Lacroix as textbook author (Spanish), Mathesis 8 (3) (1992), 273-298.
  5. G Schubring, Errata : 'On the methodology of analyzing historical textbooks : Lacroix as textbook author (Spanish)', Mathesis 10 (1) (1994), 127.
  6. R Taton, Sylvestre François Lacroix (1765-1843) : Mathématicien, professeur et historien des sciences, in Actes du septième congrès international d'histoire des sciences (Paris, 1953), 588-593.
  7. R Taton, Laplace et Sylvestre François Lacroix, in Rev. d'Hist. des Sci. 6 (1953), 350-360.

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