References for Pierre Varignon

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  1. P Costabel, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830904446.html

Books:

  1. C I Gerhardt (ed.), G W Leibniz, Mathematische Schriften III/2 : Briefwechsel zwischen Leibniz, Jacob Bernoulli, Johann Bernoulli und Nicolaus Bernoulli (Georg Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, Hildesheim, 1962).

Articles:

  1. M Blay, Quatre mémoires inédits de Pierre Varignon consacrés à la science du mouvement, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 39 (123) (1989), 218-248.
  2. M Blay, Varignon ou la théorie du mouvement des projectiles 'comprise en une Proposition générale', Ann. of Sci. 45 (6) (1988), 591-618.
  3. M Blay, Mathematization of the science of motion at the turn of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: Pierre Varignon, in The reception of the Galilean science of motion in seventeenth-century Europe (Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht, 2004), 243-259.
  4. M Blay, Varignon et le statut de la loi de Torricelli, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 35 (114-115) (1985), 330-345.
  5. V N Chinenova, The application of differential calculation by P Varignon in the science about movement, in Studies in history of mathematics dedicated to A P Youschkevitch (Brepols, Turnhout, 2002), 201-206.
  6. V N Chinenova, On a scientific biography of P Varignon (Russian), in Achievements in the development of the mathematical sciences (Natsional. Akad. Nauk Ukraini, Inst. Mat., Kiev, 1994), 59-65.
  7. V N Chinenova and V Yakovlev, The contribution of P. Varignon to the science of motion (Russian), in Studies in the history of physics and mechanics 1998-1999 ('Nauka', Moscow, 2000), 201-214; 296; 300.
  8. P Costabel, Pierre Varignon et la diffusion en France du calcul differentiel et integral, Conférences du Palais de la Découverte 108 (1965), 1-28.
  9. J O Fleckenstein, Pierre Varignon und die mathematischen Wissenschaften in Zeitalter des Cartesianismus, Archives internationales d'histoire des sciences 2 (1948), 76-138.
  10. B de Fontenelle, Eloge de M Varignon, Histoire et mémoires de l'Académie des sciences 1722 (1722-23), 189-204.
  11. R Gowing, A study of spirals : Cotes and Varignon, in The investigation of difficult things (Cambridge, 1992), 371-381.
  12. T Hayashi, Controversy surrounding infinitesimals and the fundamental problem; Leibniz, Varignon and Hermann (Japanese), Surikaisekikenky usho Kokyuroku No. 1195 (2001), 14-37.
  13. K Maglo, The reception of Newton's gravitational theory by Huygens, Varignon, and Maupertuis: how normal science may be revolutionary, Perspect. Sci. 11 (2) (2003), 135-169.
  14. P N Oliver, Pierre Varignon and the parallelogram theorem, Mathematics Teacher 94 (4) (2001), 316-319.
  15. J Peiffer, Le problème de la brachystochrone à travers les relations de Jean I Bernoulli avec L'Hôpital et Varignon, in Der Ausbau des Calculus durch Leibniz und die Brüder Bernoulli (Wiesbaden, 1989), 59-81.
  16. I A Tjulina, Varignon's treatise 'Nouvelle mécanique' (on the 250th anniversary of its publication) (Russian), in History and methodology of the natural sciences XX (Moscow, 1978), 187-195.
  17. I A Tjulina, The geometric statics of P Varignon (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tehn. (3-4)(56-57) (1977), 40-43.

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