References for Brook Taylor

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  1. P S Jones, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Brook_Taylor.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9071459/Brook-Taylor

Books:

  1. K Andersen, Brook Taylor's work on linear perspective : A study of Taylor's role in the history of perspective geometry (New York, 1992).
  2. W Young, Life of Brook Taylor, in Contemplatio philosophica : A Postumous Work of the Late Brook Taylor (London, 1793).

Articles:

  1. K Andersen, Brook Taylor's work on linear perspective : A study of Taylor's role in the history of perspective geometry, Sources in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences 10 (New York, 1992).
  2. L Conte, Giovanni Bernoulli e la sfida di Brook Taylor, Arch. Internat. Hist. Sci. 27 (1948), 611-622.
  3. L Conte, G Bernoulli, G C de' Toschi di Fagnano e la sfida di Brook Taylor, Bul. Inst. Politech. Iacsi 4 (1949), 36-53.
  4. L Feigenbaum, Brook Taylor and the method of increments, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 34 (1-2) (1985), 1-140.
  5. L Feigenbaum, Happy tercentenary, Brook Taylor!, The Mathematical Intelligencer 8 (1) (1986), 53-56.
  6. L Feigenbaum, Leibniz and the Taylor series, in 300 Jahre 'Nova methodus' von G W Leibniz (1684-1984), Noordwijkerhout, 1984 (Wiesbaden, 1986), 258--267.
  7. D H Fowler, An approximation technique, and its use by Wallis and Taylor, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 41 (3) (1991), 189-233.
  8. P S Jones, Brook Taylor and the mathematical theory of linear perspective, Amer. Math. Monthly 58 (1951), 597-606.
  9. A Malet, James Gregorie on tangents and the 'Taylor' rule for series expansions, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 46 (2) (1993), 97-137.
  10. G Maltese, Taylor and John Bernoulli on the vibrating string : aspects of the dynamics of continuous systems at the beginning of the 18th century, Physis Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. (N.S.) 29 (3) (1992), 703-744.
  11. S S Petrova and D A Romanovska, On the history of the discovery of Taylor series (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. No. 25 (1980), 10-24; 378.

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