References for J Willard Gibbs

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  1. M J Klein, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901638.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9036747/J-Willard-Gibbs

Books:

  1. H A Bumstead, Josiah Willard Gibbs, American Journal of Science (4) (XVI) (September 1903).
  2. J G Crowther, Famous American Men of Science (1969).
  3. F G Donnan and A E Haas (eds.), A Commentary on the Scientific Writings of J Willard Gibbs (1936).
  4. W R Longley and R G Van Name (eds.), The Collected Works of J Willard Gibbs (1928).
  5. M Rukeyser, Willard Gibbs: American Genius (New York, 1942).
  6. R Seeger, Men of physics : J. Willard Gibbs, American mathematical physicist par excellence (Oxford, 1974).
  7. R J Seeger, J Willard Gibbs: American mathematical physicist par excellence, Men of Physics, Selected Readings in Physics (Oxford-New York-Toronto, Ont., 1974).
  8. L P Wheeler, Josiah Willard Gibbs. The History of a Great Mind (New Haven, Conn., 1952).

Articles:

  1. H A Bumstead and R G Van Name (eds.), The scientific papers of J Willard Gibbs (2 volumes) (New York, 1961), xi-xxvi.
  2. R J Deltete, Gibbs and the energeticists, No truth except in the details, Boston Stud. Philos. Sci. 167 (Dordrecht, 1995), 135-169.
  3. R Dugas, Einstein et Gibbs devant la thermodynamique statistique, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris 241 (1955), 1685-1687.
  4. K R Jolls, Gibbs and the art of thermodynamics, Gibbs in economics, Proceedings of the Gibbs Symposium (Providence, R.I., 1990), 293-321.
  5. Josiah Willard Gibbs, Proc. London Math. Soc. 1 (1904), 19-21.
  6. M J Klein, Some historical remarks on the statistical mechanics of Josiah Willard Gibbs, From ancient omens to statistical mechanics, Acta Hist. Sci. Nat. Med. 39 (Copenhagen, 1987), 281-289.
  7. M J Klein, The scientific style of Josiah Willard Gibbs, A century of mathematics in America II (Providence, R.I., 1989), 99-119.
  8. M J Klein, The physics of J Willard Gibbs in his time, Proceedings of the Gibbs Symposium (Providence, R.I., 1990), 1-21.
  9. O Knudsen, The influence of Gibbs's European studies on his later work, From ancient omens to statistical mechanics, Acta Hist. Sci. Nat. Med. 39 (Copenhagen, 1987), 271-280.
  10. I Proks and R Zajac, J W Gibbs: On the 150th anniversary of his birth (Slovak), Pokroky Mat. Fyz. Astronom. 34 (5) (1989), 249-261.
  11. P A Samuelson, Gibbs in economics, Proceedings of the Gibbs Symposium (Providence, R.I., 1990), 255-267.
  12. P F Smith, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. X (1903).
  13. N V Vdovichenko, A few words in memory of J Willard Gibbs (on the 150th anniversary of his birth) (Russian), Studies in the history of physics and mechanics, 'Nauka' (Moscow, 1990), 198-210.
  14. A S Wightman, On the prescience of J Willard Gibbs, Proceedings of the Gibbs Symposium (Providence, R.I., 1990), 23-38.
  15. E B Wilson, Reminiscences of Gibbs by a Student and Colleague, Scient. Mon. 32 (1931), 211-227.

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