References for: Squaring the circle


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Books:

  1. T L Heath, A history of Greek mathematics I (Oxford, 1931).
  2. E W Hobson, H P Hudson, A N Singh and A B Kempe, Squaring the Circle and other monographs (New York, N. Y., 1953).
  3. W R Knorr, The ancient tradition of geometric problems (Boston, 1986).
  4. I Thomas, Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics : Vol 1 (From Thales to Euclid) (London, 1967).
  5. I Thomas, Greek mathematical works (London, 1939).

Articles:

  1. T Albertini, La quadrature du cercle d'ibn al-Haytham : solution philosophique ou mathématique?, J. Hist. Arabic Sci. 9 (1-2) (1991), 5-21, 132.
  2. J Delattre and R Bkouche, Why ruler and compass?, in History of Mathematics : History of Problems (Paris, 1997), 89-113.
  3. M Folkerts and A J E M Smeur, A treatise on the squaring of the circle by Franco of Liège, of about 1050. I, Arch. Internat. Histoire Sci. 26 (98) (1976), 59-105.
  4. M Folkerts and A J E M Smeur, A treatise on the squaring of the circle by Franco of Liège, of about 1050. II, Arch. Internat. Histoire Sci. 26 (99) (1976), 225-253.
  5. L V Gurjar, The problem of squaring the circle as solved in the Sulvasutras, J. Univ. Bombay (N.S.) 10 (5) (1942), 11-16.
  6. T Hayashi, A new Indian rule for the squaring of a circle: Manava'sulbasutra 3.2.9-10, Gadnita Bharati 12 (3-4) (1990), 75-82.
  7. J E Hofmann, Johann Bernoullis Kreisrektifikation durch Evolventenbildung, Centaurus 29 (2) (1986), 89-99.
  8. S Wagon, Circle-squaring in the twentieth century (Czech), Pokroky Mat. Fyz. Astronom. 28 (6) (1983), 320-328.
  9. A Wasserstein, Some early Greek attempts to square the circle, Phronesis 4 (1959), 92-100.
  10. J Zackova, The problem of squaring the circle and Lambert's proof of the irrationality of the number π (Czech), Pokroky Mat. Fyz. Astronom. 11 (1966), 240-250.

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