References for Isaac Barrow

  1. D T Whiteside, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
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  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.


  3. V I Arnol'd, Huygens and Barrow, Newton and Hooke. Pioneers in mathematical analysis and catastrophe theory from evolvents to quasicrystals (Basel, 1990).
  4. M Feingold (ed.), Before Newton : the life and times of Isaac Barrow (Cambridge- New York, 1990).
  5. P H Osmond, Isaac Barrow His Life and Times (London, 1944).


  6. A G Azpeitia, Isaac Barrow (Spanish), Gac. Mat., Madrid (1) 9 (1956), 123-129.
  7. W N Charman, New light on Isaac Barrow's 'Optical lectures', The Optician (1988), 34-39.
  8. M Feingold, Newton, Leibniz, and Barrow too : an attempt at a reinterpretation, Isis 84 (2) (1993), 310-338.
  9. M Feingold, Isaac Barrow : divine, scholar, mathematician, in Before Newton (Cambridge, 1990), 1-104.
  10. M E Flashman, Historical motivation for a calculus course : Barrow's theorem, in Vita mathematica (Washington, DC, 1996), 309-315.
  11. K Hill, Neither ancient nor modern : Wallis and Barrow on the composition of continua. II. The seventeenth-century context : the struggle between ancient and modern, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 51 (1) (1997), 13-22.
  12. K Hill, Neither ancient nor modern : Wallis and Barrow on the composition of continua. I. Mathematical styles and the composition of continua, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 50 (2) (1996), 165-178.
  13. S H Hollingdale, Isaac Barrow (1630-1677), Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 13 (11-12) (1977), 258-262.
  14. R Kargon, Newton, Barrow and the hypothetical physics, Centaurus 11 (1) (1965/66), 46-56.
  15. M S Mahoney, Barrow's mathematics : between ancients and moderns, in Before Newton (Cambridge, 1990), 179-249.
  16. A Malet, Barrow, Wallis, and the remaking of seventeenth century indivisibles, Centaurus 39 (1) (1997), 67-92.
  17. H Pycior, Mathematics and philosophy : Wallis, Hobbes, Barrow and Berkeley, Journal of the History of Ideas 48 (1987), 265-287.
  18. C Sasaki, The acceptance of the theory of proportion in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Barrow's reaction to the analytic mathematics, Historia Sci. 29 (1985), 83-116.
  19. A A Tuyakbaeva, On the investigation of the scientific heritage of Isaac Barrow (Russian), in Proc. Second Kazakhstan Interuniv. Sci. Conf. Math. Mech (Alma- Ata, 1968), 248-252.
  20. A A Tuyakbaeva, The concept of the definite integral of Isaac Barrow (17th century) (Russian), in Some problems in functional analysis, differential equations and their applications (Alma Ata, 1985), 74-79, 111-112.