References for Johann Friedrich Pfaff

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  1. H Wussing, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830903390.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/454746/Johann-Friedrich-Pfaff

Articles:

  1. S S Demidov, On the history of the theory of first-order partial differential equations : The works of J F Pfaff and A Cauchy (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 24 (1979), 191-217.
  2. J Dhombres, La méthode fonctionnelle chez J F Pfaff : une filiation leibnizienne, in Un parcours en histoire des mathématiques : travaux et recherches (Nantes, 1993), 97-147.
  3. G Kowalewski, Grosse Mathematiker (Munich-Berlin, 1939), 228-247.
  4. K Reich, Miszellen zu Leben und Werk des Mathematikers Johann Friedrich Pfaff (22.12.1765-21.4.1825), in S S Demidov et al. (eds), Amphora : Festschrift for Hans Wussing on the occasion of his 65th birthday (Basel- Boston- Berlin, 1992), 551-595.

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