References for Nicolaus Copernicus

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  1. E Rosen, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Nicholas_Copernicus.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9105759/Nicolaus-Copernicus

Books:

  1. J Adamczewski and E J Piszek, Nicolaus Copernicus and His Epoch (1974).
  2. A Armitage, The World of Copernicus (1956).
  3. A Armitage, Copernicus: The Founder of Modern Astronomy (1962).
  4. B Bili'nski, Messaggio e itinerari copernicani, in Conferenze e Studi Accademia Polacca delle Scienze, Biblioteca e Centro di Studi a Roma (Wroclaw, 1989).
  5. W Brandmüller and E J Greipl, Copernico, Galilei e la Chiesa, Fine della controversia (1820) : gli atti del Sant'Uffizio (Florence, 1992).
  6. S L Chapin, Nicolaus Copernicus : 1473-1973 : His 'Revolutions' and his revolution (Bethlehem, Pa., 1973).
  7. J Dobrzycki and M Biskup, Nicolaus Copernicus : Gelehrter und Staatsbürger (Leipzig, 1983).
  8. J L E Dreyer, A History of Astronomy from Thales to Kepler (1953).
  9. F Hoyle, Nicolaus Copernicus: An Essay on His Life and Work (1973).
  10. L Prowe, Nicolaus Copernicus (Osnabrück, 1967).
  11. J Rudnicki, Nicholas Copernicus (Mikolaj Kopernik) 1473-1543 (London, 1943).
  12. N M Swerdlow and O Neugebauer, Mathematical astronomy in Copernicus's 'De revolutionibus.' Part 1, 2, Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences 10 (New York-Berlin, 1984).
  13. H Wussing, Nicolaus Copernicus (Leipzig, 1973).

Articles:

  1. P Barker, Copernicus, the orbs, and the equant, Pierre Duhem : historian and philosopher of science I, Synthese 83 (2) (1990), 317-323. 01A40.
  2. F Barone, The 'modernity' of Nicolaus Copernicus (Italian), in Copernicus and the Copernican question in Italy from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century (Florence, 1996), 1-28.
  3. A Bausani, Copernicus and the Arabs (Italian), Physis - Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. 25 (2) (1983), 279-292.
  4. I F Bèlza, Copernicus and Polish culture (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tehn. (2-3) (47-48) (1974), 77-81, 221.
  5. M Biskup, Biography and social background of Copernicus, in Nicholas Copernicus : quincentenary celebrations (Wroclaw, 1977), 137-152.
  6. N Bonev, The great achievement of Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) : on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his birth (Bulgarian), Fiz.-Mat. Spis. Bulgar. Akad. Nauk. 16(49) (1973), 149-158.
  7. M di Bono, Copernicus, Amico, Fracastoro and Tusi's device : observations on the use and transmission of a model, J. Hist. Astronom. 26 (2) (1995), 133-154.
  8. M Di Bono, Copernicus, Amico, Fracastoro and the mechanism of al- Tusi : observations on the use and the transmission of a model (Italian), in Copernicus and the Copernican question in Italy from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century (Florence, 1996), 69-96.
  9. C B Boyer, Note on epicycles and the ellipse from Copernicus to Lahire, Isis 38 (1947), 54-56.
  10. E Bukovskii, The year of Nicolaus Copernicus (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tehn. (1)(42) (1972), 3-8, 94, 103.
  11. J Casanovas, Copernicus and the Gregorian calendar reform, in Copernicus and the Copernican question in Italy from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century (Florence, 1996), 97-107.
  12. C Cristescu, Nicolaus Copernicus : Biography (Romanian), Gaz. Mat. Ser. A 78 (1973), 81-87.
  13. J Dobrzycki, The astronomy of Copernicus, in Nicholas Copernicus : quincentenary celebrations (Wroclaw, 1977), 153-157.
  14. J Dobrzycki, The Aberdeen copy of Copernicus's 'Commentariolus' (by Duncan Liddel), J. Hist. Astronom. 4 (2) (1973), 124-127.
  15. J Dobrzycki and L Szczucki, On the transmission of Copernicus's 'Commentariolus' in the sixteenth century, J. Hist. Astronom. 20 (1) (1989), 25-28.
  16. J Drewnowski, Copernic et le principe de la relativité du mouvement, Organon 15 (1979), 167-186.
  17. J Drewnowski, A new source concerning the unsuccessful canonical proceedings against Nicolaus Copernicus (Polish), Kwart. Hist. Nauk. Tech. 23 (1) (1978), 179-186.
  18. E P Fedorov, Reflections on the star catalogue of Copernicus (Russian), Istor.-Astronom. Issled. 19 (1987), 87-102.
  19. S K Ghosh, Nicolaus Copernicus and his heliocentric theory, Indian J. History Sci. 9 (1) (1974), 25-30, 140-141.
  20. O Gingerich, Did Copernicus owe a debt to Aristarchus?, J. Hist. Astronom. 16 (1) (1985), 37-42.
  21. O Gingerich, Notes on the book of Copernicus (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (2) (1980), 103-106.
  22. O Gingerich, An early tradition of an extended errata list for Copernicus's 'De revolutionibus', J. Hist. Astronom. 12 (1) (1981), 47-52.
  23. O Gingerich and R S Westman, A reattribution of the Tychonic annotations in copies of Copernicus's 'De revolutionibus', J. Hist. Astronom. 12 (1) (1981), 53-54.
  24. A Goddu, The logic of Copernicus's arguments and his education in logic at Cracow, Early Sci. Med. 1 (1) (1996), 28-68.
  25. A Goddu, The realism that Duhem rejected in Copernicus, Pierre Duhem : historian and philosopher of science. I, Synthese 83 (2) (1990), 301-315.
  26. B R Goldstein, Historical perspectives on Copernicus's account of precession, J. Hist. Astronom. 25 (3) (1994), 189-197.
  27. A A Gurshtein, Ptolemy and Copernicus (Russian), Priroda (3) (1988), 85-92.
  28. W Hartner, Ptolemy, Azarquiel, Ibn al-Shatir, and Copernicus on Mercury : A study of parameters, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 24 (94) (1974), 5-25.
  29. W Hartner, Ptolemy's and Copernicus' Mercury models : An accuracy test, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 24 (95) (1974), 367-369.
  30. O Heckmann, Copernicus und die moderne Astronomie, Nova Acta Leopoldina (N.F.) 38 (215) (1973).
  31. D B Herrmann, Die Copernicus- Biographie von Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, NTM Schr. Geschichte Naturwiss. Tech. Medizin 11 (1) (1974), 40-45.
  32. E Hilfstein, Starowolski's biographies of Copernicus, Studia Copernicana XXI (Wroclaw, 1980).
  33. D K Hill, The projection argument in Galileo and Copernicus : rhetorical strategy in the defence of the new system, Ann. of Sci. 41 (2) (1984), 109-133.
  34. F Hoyle, The work of Nicolaus Copernicus, Proc. Roy. Soc. London Ser. A 336 (1974), 105-114.
  35. R S Ingarden, Nicholas Copernicus and his traditions in Toru'n and in Poland, Rep. Mathematical Phys. 5 (1) (1974), 1-5.
  36. S C Joshi, Nicolaus Copernicus and the 'Commentariolus', Indian J. History Sci. 9 (1) (1974), 14-24, 140.
  37. L C Karpinski, Copernicus, representative of Polish science and learning, Nat. Math. Mag. 19 (1945), 343-348.
  38. P Kerszberg, La cosmologie de Copernic et les origines de la physique mathématique, Rev. Histoire Sci. Appl. 34 (1) (1981), 3-23.
  39. F Krafft and A Bäumer, Zum Copernicus-Text von 'De revolutionibus', Ber. Wiss.-Gesch. 4 (3-4) (1981), 235-256.
  40. C de Losada y Puga, Copernicus (Spanish), Revista Univ. Católica Peru 11 (1943), 149-178.
  41. D Ja Martynov, Nicolaus Copernicus (on the 500th anniversary of his birth) (Russian), Vestnik Moskov. Univ. Ser. III Fiz. Astronom. 28 (4) (1973), 387-396.
  42. C Methuen, Maestlin's teaching of Copernicus : The evidence of his university textbook and disputations, Isis 87 (2) (1996), 230-247.
  43. K Meyer, Das Kuhnsche Modell wissenschaftlicher Revolutionen und die Planetentheorie des Copernicus, Sudhoffs Arch. 58 (1974), 25-45.
  44. L A Mikesina, The style of the scientific thinking of Copernicus (Russian), Tartu Riikl. ül. Toimetised Vih. 360 (1975), 60-72.
  45. K P Moesgaard, Success and failure in Copernicus' planetary theories. I, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 24 (94) (1974), 73-111.
  46. K P Moesgaard, Success and failure in Copernicus' planetary theories. II, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 24 (95) (1974), 243-318.
  47. Ju B Molcanov, Copernicus, and the formation of the classical concept of time (Russian), Tartu Riikl. ül. Toimetised Vih. 360 (1975), 41-46.
  48. J V Narlikar, Copernicus and modern astronomy, Indian J. History Sci. 9 (2) (1974), 151-157.
  49. F Ya Nesteruk, Nicholas Copernicus as a hydrotechnician (Russian), Izvestiya Akad. Nauk SSSR. Otd. Tehn. Nauk 1953 (1953), 1341-1349.
  50. O Neugebauer, On the planetary theory of Copernicus, in Vistas in astronomy 10 (Oxford, 1968), 89-103.
  51. N I Nevskaya, The teaching of Copernicus and the practical needs of society (Russian), Istor.-Astronom. Issled. 15 (1980), 93-106.
  52. N I Nevskaya, The unique copy of a book of Copernicus (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (61-63) (1979), 83-86, 114, 124.
  53. H M Nobis, Werk und Wirkung von Copernicus als Gegenstand der Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Methodologische Bemerkungen zur Copernicus-Forschung, Sudhoffs Arch. 61 (2) (1977), 118-143.
  54. O Ovezgel'dyev, Nicolaus Copernicus (on the 500th anniversary of his birth) (Russian), Izv. Akad. Nauk Turkmen. SSR Ser. Fiz.-Tehn. Him. Geol. Nauk (3) (1973), 3-6.
  55. L Pepe, The universities of Copernicus (Italian), Ann. Univ. Ferrara Sez. VII (N.S.) 39 (1993), 123-141.
  56. W Piotrowski, Recognition of the Polish nationality of Nicolaus Copernicus (Polish), Kwart. Hist. Nauk. Tech. 28 (1) (1983), 169-176.
  57. J R Ravetz, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), Proc. Roy. Soc. London Ser. A 336 (1974), 5-9.
  58. E Rosen, No edition of Copernicus in 1640 or 1646, J. Hist. Astronom. 17 (1) (1986), 58-59.
  59. E Rosen, The earliest translation of Copernicus' 'Revolutions' into German, Sudhoffs Arch. 66 (3) (1982), 301-305.
  60. E Rosen, Nicholas Copernicus and Giorgio Valla, Physis - Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. 23 (4) (1981), 449-457.
  61. E Rosen, Copernicus' Hispalensis, Organon 11 (1975), 137-149.
  62. E Rosen, When did Copernicus write the 'Revolutions'?, Sudhoffs Arch. 61 (2) (1977), 144-155.
  63. E Rosen, Copernicus' spheres and epicycles, Arch. Internat. Histoire Sci. 25 (96) (1975), 82-92.
  64. E Rosen, Copernicus' axioms, Centaurus 20 (1) (1976), 44-49.
  65. E Rosen, Three Copernican Treatises. The Commentariolus of Copernicus. The Letter against Werner. The Narratio prima of Rheticus, in Records of Civilization, Sources and Studies 30 (New York, 1939).
  66. A Rosenblatt, Copernicus' position in the history of science (Spanish), Revista Ci., Lima 45 (1943), 409-442.
  67. G Rosi'nska, Identification of Copernicus' 'astronomical school-tables' (Polish), Kwart. Hist. Nauk. Tech. 29 (3-4) (1984), 637-644.
  68. F Sánchez Faba, In the fifth centenary of the birth of Copernicus (1473-1543) (Spanish), Gac. Mat. (Madrid) (1) 26 (1974), 22-36.
  69. F Schmeidler, Die Astronomie des Copernicus, in Nicolaus Copernicus zum 500. Geburtstag (Cologne, 1973), 1-21.
  70. Ja P Stradyn', Nicolaus Copernicus, his times, life, ideas (Russian), Latvijas PSR Zinatnu Akad. Vestis (6)(311) (1973), 26-36.
  71. N M Swerdlow, Translating Copernicus, Isis 72 (261) (1981), 73-82.
  72. J Tondel, Die Provenienz des Thorner Exemplars der Ausgabe von Nicolaus Copernicus' 'De revolutionibus' (Nürnberg, 1543), Ber. Wiss.-Gesch. 14 (1) (1991), 25-30.
  73. I N Veselovskii, Copernicus' first work in astronomy (Russian), Istor.-Astronom. Issled. 14 (1978), 109-118.
  74. I N Veselovskii, The genesis of 'De revolutionibus' by N Copernicus (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tehn. (1)(42) (1972), 9-16, 94, 103.
  75. I N Veselovsky, Copernicus and Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, J. Hist. Astronom. 4 (2) (1973), 128-130.
  76. R von Erhardt and E von Erhardt-Siebold, Archimedes' Sand-Reckoner. Aristarchos and Copernicus, Isis 33 (1942), 578-602.
  77. R S Westman, Proof, poetics, and patronage : Copernicus's preface to 'De revolutionibus', in Reappraisals of the Scientific Revolution (Cambridge, 1990), 167-205.
  78. H Wussing, Nicolaus Copernicus : Leben und Wirken, NTM Schr. Geschichte Naturwiss. Tech. Medizin 11 (1) (1974), 98-104.
  79. O Zich, On the 410th anniversary of the death of Nicholas Copernicus (Czech), Casopis Pest. Mat. 78 (1953), 297-304.
  80. E Zilsel, Copernicus and mechanics, J. Hist. Ideas 1 (1940), 113-118.
  81. G Zimmermann, Die Gottesvorstellung des Nicolaus Copernicus, Studia Leibnitiana 20 (1) (1988), 63-79.

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