References for Girolamo Cardano

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  1. M Gliozzi, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Girolamo_Cardano.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/biography/Girolamo-Cardano

Books:

  1. A Bellini, Girolamo Cardano e il suo tempo (Milan, 1947).
  2. J Cardano, Autobiography (New York, 1930).
  3. M Fierz, Girolamo Cardano, 1501-1576 : physician, natural philosopher, mathematician, astrologer, and interpreter of dreams (Boston, 1983).
  4. M Fierz, Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576) : Arzt, Naturphilosoph, Mathematiker, Astronom und Traumdeuter (Basel-Stuttgart, 1977).
  5. M Miller, Cardan, in H Wussing and W Arnold, Biographien bedeutender Mathematiker (Berlin, 1983).
  6. O Ore, Cardano, the Gambling Scholar (1953).
  7. W G Waters, Jerome Cardan : a biographical study (London, 1898).
  8. A Wykes, Doctor Cardano : physician extraordinary (London, 1969).

Articles:

  1. C B Boyer, Cardan and the Pascal triangle, Amer. Math. Monthly 57 (1950), 387-390.
  2. A Buck, Cardanos Wissenschaftsverständnis in seiner Autobiographie 'De vita propria', Sudhoffs Arch. 60 (1) (1976), 1-12.
  3. S S Demidov, Gerolamo Cardano and Niccolò Tartaglia (Bulgarian), Fiz.-Mat. Spis. B'lgar. Akad. Nauk. 13(46) (1970), 34-47.
  4. E Kenney, Cardano : 'Arithmetic subtlety' and impossible solutions, Philosophia Mathematica II (1989), 195-216.
  5. E Kenney, Cardano : 'arithmetic subtlety' and impossible solutions, Philos. Math. (2) 4 (2) (1989), 195-216.
  6. G Kouskoff, Quelques aspects du vocabulaire mathématique de Jérôme Cardan, in Proceedings of the Tours Conference on Neo-Latin Studies (Paris, 1980), 661-674.
  7. S Lal, Cardan and Banach : a comparative study, Math. Ed. 5 (2) (1989), 99-102.
  8. S Lal, Algebraic equations : from Cardan to Galois. I, Math. Ed. 2 (1) (1985), 6-14.
  9. S Lal, Algebraic equations : from Cardan to Galois. II, Math. Ed. 2 (2) (1985), 31-38.
  10. R B Lindsay, Jerome Cardan, 1501-1576, Amer. J. Phys. 16 (1948), 311-317.
  11. L Maieru, The 'marvelous problem' in Oronce Finé, Girolamo Cardano and Jacques Peletier (Italian), Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 4 (1) (1984), 141-170.
  12. S Maracchia, Centenario di Cardano (Italian), Archimede 28 (4) (1976), 247-248.
  13. A Procissi, Il caso irriducibile dell'equazione cubica da Cardano ai moderni algebristi (Italian), Period. Mat. (4) 29 (1951), 263-280.
  14. A Procissi, Sui primi sistemi lineari, sulla 'regula modi' di Cardano, e sul metodo di addizione di Buteone, Period. Mat. (4) 24 (1946), 141-151.
  15. K Reich, Diophant, Cardano, Bombelli, Viète : Ein Vergleich ihrer Aufgaben, in Festschrift für Kurt Vogel (Munich, 1968), 131-150.
  16. C Romo Santos, Cardano's 'Ars magna' and the solutions of cubic and quartic equations (Spanish), Rev. Acad. Canaria Cienc. 7 (1) (1995), 187-201.
  17. R C H Tanner, The alien realm of the minus : deviatory mathematics in Cardano's writings, Ann. of Sci. 37 (2) (1980), 159-178.
  18. C J Vooys, Imaginary numbers in Cardano (Dutch), Euclides (Groningen) 35 (1959/1960), 162-166.

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