References for Theaetetus

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  1. I Bulmer-Thomas, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Theaetetus.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9071954/Theaetetus

Books:

  1. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics (2 Vols.) (Oxford, 1921).
  2. B L van der Waerden, Science Awakening (New York, 1954).

Articles:

  1. G J Allman, Theaetetus, in Greek geometry from Thales to Euclid ((London-Dublin, 1889), 206-215.
  2. M S Brown, Theaetetus : Knowledge as Continued Learning, Journal of the History of Philosophy 7 (1969), 359-379.
  3. M F Burnyeat, The philosophical sense of Theaetetus' mathematics, Isis 69 (249) (1978), 489-513.
  4. J Hoyrup, 'D'ynamis', the Babylonians, and Theaetetus, Historia Math. 17 (3) (1990), 201-222.
  5. J Hoyrup, Erratum : 'D'ynamis', the Babylonians, and Theaetetus, Historia Math. 18 (1) (1991), 89.
  6. M E Paiow, Die mathematische Theaetetsstelle, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 27 (1) (1982), 87--99.
  7. A Wasserstein, Theaetetus and the History of the Theory of Numbers, Classical Quarterly 8 (1958), 165-179.

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