References for Thales of Miletus

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  1. J Longrigg, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Thales.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9071911/Thales-of-Miletus

Books:

  1. W S Anglin and J Lambek, The heritage of Thales (New York, 1995).
  2. R Baccou, Histoire de la science grecque de Thalès à Socrate (Paris, 1951).
  3. R S Brumbaugh, The philosophers of Greece (Albany, N.Y., 1981).
  4. Diogenes Laertius, Lives of eminent philosophers (New York, 1925).
  5. W K C Guthrie, The Greek Philosophers: From Thales to Aristotle (1975).
  6. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics I (Oxford, 1921).
  7. C H Kahn, Anaximander and the origins od Greek cosmology (Indianapolis, 1994).
  8. G S Kirk, J E Raven and M Schofield, The presocratic philosophers (Cambridge, 1982).
  9. O Neugebauer, The exact sciences in antiquity (Providence, R.I., 1957).
  10. B Russell, History of Western Philosophy (London, 1961).
  11. S Sambursky, The physical world of the Greeks (London, 1956).
  12. E Stamatis, The pre-Socratic philosophers : Thales of Miletus, the great scholar and philosopher (Greek), Episteme kai Techne 116 (1959).
  13. F Ueberweg, A History of Philosophy, from Thales to the Present Time (1972) (2 Volumes).
  14. B L van der Waerden,S cience Awakening (New York, 1954).

Articles:

  1. A C Bowen and B R Goldstein, Aristarchus, Thales, and Heraclitus on solar eclipses, Physis Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. (N.S.) 31 (3) (1994), 689-729.
  2. C J Classen, Thales, in A Pauly, G Wissowa and W Kroll (eds.), Reatencyclopädie der Altertumswissenschaft 10 (Stuttgart, 1965), 930-947.
  3. D R Dicks, Thales, Classical Quarterly 9 (1959), 294-309.
  4. C R Fletcher, Thales - our founder?, Math. Gaz. 66 (438) (1982), 266-272.
  5. W Hartner, Eclipse periods and Thales' prediction of a solar eclipse : Historic truth and modern myth, Centaurus 14 (1969), 60-71.
  6. D Panchenko, Thales's prediction of a solar eclipse, J. Hist. Astronom. 25 (4) (1994), 275-288.
  7. D Panchenko, Thales and the origin of theoretical reasoning, Configurations 1 (3) (1993), 387-414.
  8. B Rizzi, Thales and the rise of science through critical discussion (Italian), Physis - Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. 22 (3-4) (1980), 293-324.

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