References for Colin Maclaurin

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  1. J F Scott, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902732.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9049806/Colin-Maclaurin

Books:

  1. S Mills (ed.), The collected letters of Colin Maclaurin (Nantwich, 1982).
  2. E L Sageny, Colin Maclaurin and the Foundations of the Method of Fluxions (PhD Thesis, Princeton, 1989).
  3. H W Turnbull, Bi-centenary of the death of Colin Maclaurin (1698-1746), mathematician and philosopher, professor of mathematics in Marischal College, Aberdeen (1717-1725) (Aberdeen, 1951).

Articles:

  1. Colin Maclaurin, The Scottish Nation III (Edinburgh, 1869), 37-38.
  2. Colin Maclaurin, Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen III (Glasgow, 1872), 64-69.
  3. Colin Maclaurin, Dictionary of National Biography XXXV (London, 1893), 196-198.
  4. G Giorello, The 'fine structure' of mathematical revolutions : metaphysics, legitimacy, and rigour, The case of the calculus from Newton to Berkeley and Maclaurin, in Revolutions in mathematics (New York, 1992), 134-168.
  5. J V Grabiner, Was Newton's calculus a dead end? The continental influence of Maclaurin's treatise of fluxions, Amer. Math. Monthly 104 (5) (1997), 393-410.
  6. J V Grabiner, A mathematician among the molasses barrels : Maclaurin's unpublished memoir on volumes. Introduction : Maclaurin's memoir and its place in eighteenth-century Scotland, Proc. Edinburgh Math. Soc. (2) 39 (2) (1996), 193-240.
  7. J V Grabiner, The calculus as algebra, the calculus as geometry : Lagrange, Maclaurin, and their legacy, in Vita mathematica (Washington, DC, 1996), 131-143.
  8. M M Korencova, A kinematic - geometric model of analysis in C Maclaurin's 'Treatise of fluxions' (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. Vyp. 22 (1977), 9-33.
  9. S Mills, Maclaurin's derivation of his integral theorem, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 21 (9-10) (1985), 169-170.
  10. S Mills, The independent derivations by Leonhard Euler and Colin Maclaurin of the Euler - Maclaurin summation formula, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 33 (1-3) (1985), 1-13.
  11. S Mills, Note on the Braikenridge - Maclaurin theorem, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 38 (2) (1984), 235-240.
  12. S Mills, The controversy between Colin MacLaurin and George Campbell over complex roots, 1728-1729, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 28 (2) (1983), 149-164.
  13. S Mills, The Cauchy-Maclaurin integral theorem : an eighteenth-century example of mathematical analysis (Portuguese), in Proceedings of the XIIth Portuguese-Spanish Conference on Mathematics II (Braga, 1987).
  14. J Mooney, Colin Maclaurin and Glendaruel, The Mathematical Intelligencer 16 (1) (1994), 48-49.
  15. J R Philip, More on Euler - Maclaurin, Math. Sci. 7 (1) (1982), 67-68.
  16. R Schlapp, Colin Maclaurin : A biographical note, Edinburgh Math. Notes 37 (1949), 1-6.
  17. H W Turnbull, Colin Maclaurin, Amer. Math. Monthly 54 (1947).
  18. I Tweddle, Some results on conic sections in the correspondence between Colin MacLaurin and Robert Simson, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 41 (4) (1991), 285-309.
  19. C Tweedie, A study of the life and writings of Colin Maclaurin, Mathematical Gazette 8 (1915), 132-151.
  20. C Tweedie, Supplement to 'A study of the life and writings of Colin Maclaurin', Mathematical Gazette 9 (1917), 303-306.
  21. C Tweedie, Second supplement to 'A study of the life and writings of Colin Maclaurin', Mathematical Gazette 10 (1918), 209.

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