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Henri Poincaré

Mathematician (29-Apr-1854 — 17-Jul-1912)


Paul Appell. Henri Poincaré. Paris: Plon-Nourrit et cie. 1925. 119pp. Language: French.

June Barrow-Green. Poincaré and the Three Body Problem. American Mathematical Society. 1997. 272pp.

Tobias Dantzig. Henri Poincaré, Critic of Crisis: Reflections on His Universe of Discourse. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1954. 149pp.

Peter Galison. Einstein's Clocks, Poincaré's Maps: Empires of Time. W. W. Norton. 2003. 389pp.

Jan Johann Albinn Mooij. Translated by Madame H. Heldring. La Philosophie des mathématiques de Henri Poincaré. Gauthier-Villars. 1966. 176pp. Language: French.

Anne-Françoise Schmid. Une Philosophie de savant: Henri Poincaré et la logique mathématique. Paris: François Maspero. 1978. 175pp.


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