References for Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich

Version for printing
  1. Z Markovic, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900549.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9080803/Ruggero-Giuseppe-Boscovich

Books:

  1. Boskovic, The Encyclopedia of Yugoslavia (Zagreb, 1956).
  2. P Bursill-Hall (ed.), R J Boscovich : Vita e attività scientifica : His life and scientific work (Rome, 1993).
  3. L L Whyte (ed.), Roger Joseph Boscovich (Fordham Press, London, 1961).

Articles:

  1. G Arrighi, Two unpublished letters of Ruggiero Giuseppe Boscovich in debate with Francesco Maria Zanotti (Italian), Physis - Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. 26 (3) (1984), 373-432.
  2. U Baldini, Boscovich and the Jesuit tradition in natural philosophy : continuity and change (Italian), Nuncius Ann. Storia Sci. 7 (2) (1992), 3-68.
  3. G Boistel, Documents inédits des pères jésuites R J Boscovich et Esprit Pezenas sur les longitudes en mer, Rev. Histoire Sci. 54 (3) (2001), 383-397.
  4. M Capek, Two critics of Newton prior to Mach : Boscovich and Stallo, in 1971 Actes XIIe Congrès Internat. d'Histoire des Sciences IV (Paris, 1971), 35-37.
  5. M Carrier, Rudjer Boscovich und die induktive Logik, Z. Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 16 (2) (1985), 201-212.
  6. P Casini, R G Boscovich and Newton's 'Opticks', in Newton and the Enlightenment, Proc. Internat. Sympos., Cagliari, 1977, Vistas Astronom. 22 (4) (1978), 451-452.
  7. C Eisenhart, Boscovich and the combination of observations, in M G Kendall and R L Plackett (eds.), Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability II (London, 1977), 88-100.
  8. R W Farebrother, Studies in the history of probability and statistics XLII. Further details of contacts between Boscovich and Simpson in June 1760, Biometrika 77 (2) (1990), 397-400.
  9. J F Fuertes Martinez and J Lopez Garcia, Roger Boscovich : precursor of field theory? (Spanish), Theory, history and foundations of the natural and social sciences, Theoria (San Sebastián) (2) 7 (16-18) (1992), B, 687-701.
  10. M D Grmek, La méthodologie de Boscovich, Rev. Histoire Sci. 49 (4) (1996), 379-400.
  11. N Guicciardini, Stars and gravitation in eighteenth century Newtonian astronomy: the hypotheses of Benjamin Worster, Nicholas Saunderson, Gowin Knight, Roger Boscovich and William Herschel, in Copernicus and the Copernican question in Italy from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, Ferrara, 1993 (Olschki, Florence, 1996), 263-280.
  12. F A Homann, Boscovich's philosophy of mathematics, Synth. Philos. 4 (2) (1989), 557-571.
  13. A C Lewis, The influence of Roger Boscovich on Bertrand Russell's early philosophy of physics, Synth. Philos. 4 (2) (1989), 649-658.
  14. C F Manara, Philosophical problems of geometry in the works of Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich (Italian), Istit. Lombardo Accad. Sci. Lett. Rend. A 123 (1989), 215-236.
  15. C F Manara and M Spoglianti, R G Boscovich and the precursors of V Poncelet (Italian), Proceedings of the Brescia Mathematical Seminar 3 (Milan, 1979), 142-180.
  16. J Pappas, Documents inédits sur les relations de Boscovich avec la France, Physis - Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. (N.S.) 28 (1) (1991), 163-198.
  17. J Pappas, R J Boscovich et l'Académie des sciences de Paris, Rev. Histoire Sci. 49 (4) (1996), 401-414.
  18. K M Pedersen, Roger Joseph Boscovich and John Robison on terrestrial aberration, Centaurus 24 (1980), 335-345.
  19. A Prince, The phenomenalism of Newton and Boscovich : a comparative study, Synth. Philos. 4 (2) (1989), 591-618.
  20. E Proverbio, R G Boscovich's Determination of Instrumental Errors in Observation, Archive for History of Exact Science 38 (2) (1988), 135-152.
  21. E Proverbio, Provisional catalogue of R J Boscovich letters, Nuncius Ann. Storia Sci. 4 (1) (1989), 93-159.
  22. E Proverbio, Historic and critical comment on the 'Risposta' of R J Boscovich to a paragraph in a letter by Prince Kaunitz, Nuncius Ann. Storia Sci. 2 (2) (1987), 171-226.
  23. O B Sheynin, R J Boscovich's work on probability, Arch. History Exact Sci. 9 (4-5) (1972/73), 306-324.
  24. J Smolka, The role of the works of R J Boscovich in Bohemian lands (Czech), Acta Hist. Rerum Natur. Nec Non Tech. 11 (1967), 117-133.
  25. M Stanojevic, Proof of the Hero's formula according to R Boscovich, Math. Commun. 2 (1) (1997), 83-88.
  26. K Stiegler, On some fundamental geometrical consequences of the 'Theoria philosophiae naturalis' of Rogerius Boscovich, in 1971 Actes XIIe Congrès Internat. d'Histoire des Sciences IV (Paris, 1971), 159-164.
  27. K D Stiegler, Zur Entstehung der Idee der räumlich unausgedehnten Atome von Zenon bis Boscovich, Philos. Natur. 18 (2-3) (1980/81), 327-355.
  28. S M Stigler, Studies in the history of probability and statistics. XL. Boscovich, Simpson and a 1760 manuscript note on fitting a linear relation, Biometrika 71 (3) (1984), 615-620.
  29. E Stipanic, The linear continuum of R J Boscovich (Serbo-Croatian), Mat. Vesnik 4 (19) (1967), 277-292.
  30. R Taton, Les relations entre R. J. Boscovich et Alexis-Claude Clairaut (1759-1764), Rev. Histoire Sci. 49 (4) (1996), 415-458.
  31. K Umenaga, On Boscovich's atomism, Bull. Fukuoka Univ. Ed. III 31 (1981), 49-55.

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