References for William Oughtred

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  1. J F Scott, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/William_Oughtred.aspx#2
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/biography/William-Oughtred

Books:

  1. F Cajori, William Oughtred, a Great Seventeenth Century Teacher of Mathematics (Chicago-London, 1916).
  2. F Cajori, On the history of Gunter's scale and the Slide Rule during the Seventeenth Century (University of California Press, Berkeley, 1920).
  3. K Neal, From discrete to continuous. The broadening of number concepts in early modern England (Kluwer Academic Publishers Group, Dordrecht, 2002).
  4. H Pycior, Symbols, impossible numbers, and geometric entanglements. British algebra through the commentaries on Newton's 'Universal arithmetick' (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997).
  5. J A Steadall, A discourse concerning algebra. English algebra to 1685 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002).
  6. E Thacher, The slide rule (Palo Alto, 1995).
  7. F Willmoth, Sir Jonas Moore: Practical Mathematics and Restoration Science (Boydell & Brewer, 1993).

Articles:

  1. Anon, Review: William Oughtred, a Great Seventeenth-Century Teacher of Mathematics, by F Cajori, The Mathematical Gazette 9 (132) (1917), 163-167.
  2. Anon, William Oughtred 1574-1660, The Mathematics Teacher 24 (7) (1931), 457-458.
  3. R C Archibald, William Oughtred (1574-1660), Table of Ln x (1618), Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation 3 (25) (1949), 372.
  4. J Aubrey, William Oughtred, Brief lives II (Oxford, 1898), 106-110.
  5. T A A Broadbent, Oughtred's 'Clavis', The Mathematical Gazette 33 (305) (1949), 161.
  6. F Cajori, Oughtred's Ideas and Influence on the Teaching of Mathematics, The Monist 25 (4) (1915), 495-530.
  7. F Cajori, Review: The Works of William Oughtred, The Monist 25 (3) (1915), 441-466.
  8. F Cajori, The Life of Oughtred, The Open Court (August 1915).
  9. F Cajori, Oughtred on the Slide Rule, in D E Smith (ed.), Source Book of Mathematics (New York, 1929), 160-164.
  10. J Granger, Gulielmus Oughtred, in A biographical history of England, adapted to a methodical catalogue of engraved British heads Volume II (William Baynes and Son, London, 1824), 368-369.
  11. K Hill, 'Juglers or Schollers?': negotiating the role of a mathematical practitioner, British J. Hist. Sci. 31 (3)(110) (1998), 253-274.
  12. J, Review: Oughtred's Ideas and Influence on the Teaching of Mathematics, by F Cajori, Isis 3 (2) (1920), 282.
  13. J, Review: The Works of William Oughtred by F Cajori and William Oughtred, Isis 3 (2) (1920), 282-283.
  14. L C Karpinski, Review: William Oughtred, a Great Seventeenth-Century Teacher of Mathematics, by F Cajori, Amer. Math. Monthly 24 (1) (1917), 29-30.
  15. T F Nikonova, The life and work of the English mathematician William Oughtred (Russian), Moskov. Oblast. Ped. Inst. Ucen. Zap. 240 (1969), 303-319.
  16. W W Rouse Ball, Review: William Oughtred, a Great Seventeenth-Century Teacher of Mathematics, by F Cajori, Science Progress (1916-1919) 11 (44) (1917), 694-695.
  17. D Stander, Makers of modern mathematics : William Oughtred, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 23 (3-5) (1987), 72-73.
  18. J A Steadall, Ariadne's Thread: The life and times of Oughtred's Clavis, Annals of Science 57 (2000),27-60.
  19. A J Turner, William Oughtred, Richard Delamain and the Horizontral Instrument in Seventeenth Century England, Annali dell'Istituto e Museo di Storia delle Scienze, Firenze 6.2 (1981), 99-125.
  20. A J Turner, Mathematical instruments and the education of gentlemen, Ann. of Sci. 30 (1) (1973), 51-88.
  21. P J Wallis, William Oughtred's 'Circles of Proportion' and 'Trigonometries', Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society 4 (5) (1968), 372-382.
  22. F Willmoth, Oughtred, William, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004).
    http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/20950

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