References for Johann Heinrich Lambert

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  1. C J Scriba, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902435.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9046942/Johann-Heinrich-Lambert

Books:

  1. P Basso, Filosofia e geometria : Lambert interprete di Euclide, Il Filarete : Pubblicazioni della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia dell'Università degli Studi di Milano 183 (Florence, 1999).
  2. N Bokhove, Johann H. Lambert: 'Phänomenologie des Scheins', in Phänomenologie. Ursprung und Entwicklung des Terminus im 18. Jahrhundert (Utrecht, 1991)
  3. M E Eisenring, Johann Heinrich Lambert und die wissenschaftliche Philosophie der Gegenwart (Zürich, 1941).
  4. R Jaquel, Le savant et philosophe mulhousien Jean-Henri Lambert (1728-1777) : études critiques et documentaires (Paris, 1977).
  5. R Laurent, La place de J-H Lambert (1728-1777) dans l'histoire de la perspective (Paris, 1987).
  6. M Steck, Bibliographia Lambertiana (Hildesheim, 1970).

Articles:

  1. K-R Biermann, Wurde Leonhard Euler durch J H Lambert aus Berlin vertrieben?, in Ceremony and scientific conference on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the death of Leonhard Euler (Berlin, 1985), 91-99.
  2. K-R Biermann, Did J. H. Lambert drive Leonhard Euler out of Berlin? (Russian), in Development of the ideas of Leonhard Euler and modern science, 'Nauka' (Moscow, 1988), 93-101.
  3. A Dou, Origins of non-Euclidean geometry: Saccheri , Lambert and Taurinus (Spanish), in History of mathematics in the XIXth century, Part 1, Madrid, 1991 (Madrid, 1992), 43-63.
  4. K Dürr, Die Logistik Johann Heinrich Lamberts, in Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Prof. Dr. Andreas Speiser (Zürich, 1945), 47-65.
  5. J Folta, Lambert's 'Architectonics' and the foundations of geometry, Acta Historiae Rerum Naturalium necnon Technicarum, 1973 (Prague, 1974), 145-163.
  6. J Folta, Remarks on the axiomatic development of mathematics in the second half of the eighteenth century (A G Kästner, J H Lambert) (Czech), DVT-Dejiny Ved a Techniky 6 (1973), 189-205.
  7. U Garibaldi and M A Penco, Probability theory and physics between Bernoulli and Laplace : the contribution of J H Lambert (1728-1777) (Italian), in Proceedings of the fifth national congress on the history of physics, Rome, 1984, Rend. Accad. Naz. Sci. XL Mem. Sci. Fis. Natur. (5) 9 (1985), 341-346.
  8. L Giacardi, On the approximate calculation of the length of the circumference in Huygens and in Lambert : Conclusion of the Archimedean procedures and introduction of infinity (Italian), Rend. Sem. Mat. Univ. Politec. Torino 37 (3) (1979), 43-58
  9. J J Gray and L Tilling, Johann Heinrich Lambert, mathematician and scientist 1728-1777, Historia Math. 5 (1) (1978), 13-41.
  10. A T Grigor'yan and N I Nevskaya, J H Lambert and the Petersburg Academy of Sciences (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 25 (1980), 218-224, 379.
  11. G B Halsted, Biography. John Heny Lambert, Amer. Math. Monthly 2 (1895), 209-211.
  12. M A Hoskin, Newton and Lambert, Vistas Astronom. 22 (4) (1978), 483-484.
  13. S L Jaki, Sur l'édition et la réédition de la traduction française des 'Cosmologische Briefe' de Lambert, Rev. Histoire Sci. Appl. 32 (4) (1979), 305-314.
  14. S L Jaki, Lambert and the watershed of cosmology, Scientia (Milano) 113 (1-4) (1978), 75-95.
  15. R Jaquel, Introduction à l'étude des débuts scientifiques (1752-1755) du savant universel Jean-Henri Lambert (1728-1777) : le rôle de Daniel Bernoulli, in Proceedings of the 104th National Congress of Learned Societies (Paris, 1979), 27-38.
  16. Z A Kuziceva, Symbolic logic in the writings of J H Lambert (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 25 (1980), 225-247, 379.
  17. B L Laptev, Lambert, the geometer (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 25 (1980), 248-260; 379.
  18. B L Laptev and A P Juskevic, J H Lambert (on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of his birth) (Russian), Mat. v Shkole (5) (1979), 69-72.
  19. R Laurent, Les problèmes de géométrie de la règle comme contribution au développement de la géométrie projective dans l'oeuvre de Jean-Henri Lambert (1728--1777), in Faire de l'histoire des mathématiques : documents de travail, Marseille, 1983 (Paris, 1987), 271-291.
  20. J-P Lubet, De Lambert à Cauchy : la résolution des équations littérales par le moyen des séries, Rev. Histoire Math. 4 (1) (1998), 73-129.
  21. P Schreiber, Johann Heinrich Lambert zum Gedenken, NTM Schr. Geschichte Natur. Tech. Medizin 15 (1) (1978), 1-7.
  22. G Shafer, Nonadditive probabilities in the work of Bernoulli and Lambert, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 19 (4) (1978/79), 309-370.
  23. O B Sheynim, J H Lambert's Work on Probability, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 7 (1971), 244-256.
  24. J Véron, Les mathématiques de la population, de Lambert à Lotka, Math. Sci. Hum. No. 159 (2002), 43-56.
  25. O Volk, Johann Heinrich Lambert and the determination of orbits for planets and comets, Celestial Mech. 21 (2) (1980), 237-250.
  26. R Wallisser, On Lambert's proof of the irrationality of π, in Algebraic number theory and Diophantine analysis, Graz, 1998 (Berlin, 2000), 521-530.
  27. G Wolters, 'Theorie' und 'Ausübung' in der Methodologie von Johann Heinrich Lambert, in Theoria cum praxi : on the relationship of theory and practice in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Vol. I, Hannover, 1977 (Wiesbaden, 1980), 109-114.
  28. A P Yushkevich, J H Lambert and L Euler (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 25 (1980), 189-217; 379.
  29. A P Yushkevich, Lambert et Leonhard Euler, in Colloque International et Interdisciplinaire Jean-Henri Lambert, Mulhouse, 1977 (Paris, 1979), 211-223.
  30. 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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