Linked bibliography for the SEP article "Benjamin Peirce" by Ivor Grattan-Guinness and Alison Walsh

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Primary Sources

  • Peirce Manuscripts: Houghton Library, Harvard University.
  • 1855. Physical and celestial mathematics, Boston: Little, Brown.
  • 1861. An elementary treatise on plane and spherical trigonometry, with their applications to navigation, surveying, heights, and distances, and spherical astronomy, and particularly adapted to explaining the construction of Bowditch's navigator, and the nautical almanac, rev. ed., Boston: J. Munroe.
  • 1870. Linear associative algebra, Washington (lithograph).
  • 1880. ‘The impossible in mathematics’, in Mrs. J. T. Sargent (ed.), Sketches and reminiscences of the Radical Club of Chestnut St. Boston, Boston : James R. Osgood, 376–379. (Scholar)
  • 1881a. ‘Linear associative algebra’, Amer. j. math., 4, 97–215. Also (C.S. Peirce, ed.)in book form, New York, 1882. [Printed version of Peirce 1870.] (Scholar)
  • 1881b. Ideality in the physical sciences, (J. M. Peirce, ed.), Boston: Little, Brown.
  • 1980. Benjamin Peirce: “Father of Pure Mathematics” in America, (I. Bernard Cohen, ed.), New York: Arno Press. [Photoreprints, including that of (Peirce 1881a).] (Scholar)

Secondary Sources

  • Archibald, R.C. 1925. [ed.], ‘Benjamin Peirce’, American mathematical monthly, 32: 1–30; repr. Oberlin, Ohio.: Mathematical Association of America.
  • Archibald, R.C. 1927. ‘Benjamin Peirce's linear associative algebra and C.S. Peirce’, American mathematical monthly, 34: 525–527. (Scholar)
  • Kent, D. 2005. Benjamin Peirce and the promotion of research-level mathematics in America: 1830–1880. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Virginia. (Scholar)
  • Grattan-Guinness, I. 1988. ‘Living together and living apart: on the interactions between mathematics and logics from the French Revolution to the First World War’, South African journal of philosophy, 7/2: 73–82. (Scholar)
  • Grattan-Guinness, I. 1997. ‘Benjamin Peirce's Linear associative algebra (1870): new light on its preparation and “publication”’, Annals of science, 54: 597–606. (Scholar)
  • Hogan, E. 1991. ‘ “A proper spirit is abroad”: Peirce, Sylvester, Ward, and American mathematics’, Historia mathematica, 18: 158–172.
  • Hogan, E. 2008. Of the human heart. A biography of Benjamin Peirce, Bethlehem: Lehigh University press. (Scholar)
  • King, M. 1881. (Ed.), Benjamin Peirce. A memorial collection, Cambridge, Mass.: Rand, Avery. [Obituaries.] (Scholar)
  • Novy, L. 1974, ‘Benjamin Peirce's concept of linear algebra’, Acta historiae rerum naturalium necnon technicarum (Special Issue), 7: 211–230. (Scholar)
  • Peterson, S. R. 1955. ‘Benjamin Peirce: mathematician and philosopher’, Journal of the history of ideas, 16: 89–112. (Scholar)
  • Pycior, H. 1979. ‘Benjamin Peirce's linear associative algebra’, Isis, 70: 537–551. (Scholar)
  • Schlote, K.-H. 1983. ‘Zur Geschichte der Algebrentheorie in Peirces “Linear Associative Algebra”’, Schriftenreihe der Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin, 20/1: 1–20. (Scholar)
  • Shaw, J. B. 1907. Synopsis of linear associative algebra. A report on its natural development and results reached to the present time, Washington. (Scholar)
  • Walsh, A. 2000. ‘Relationships between logic and mathematics in the works of Benjamin and Charles S. Peirce’, Ph. D. thesis, Middlesex University. (Scholar)

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