References for Theaetetus


  1. I Bulmer-Thomas, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    https://www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/theaetetus-athens
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/biography/Theaetetus

    Books:

  3. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics (2 Vols.) (Oxford, 1921).
  4. B L van der Waerden, Science Awakening (New York, 1954).

    Articles:

  5. G J Allman, Theaetetus, in Greek geometry from Thales to Euclid ((London-Dublin, 1889), 206-215.
  6. M S Brown, Theaetetus : Knowledge as Continued Learning, Journal of the History of Philosophy 7 (1969), 359-379.
  7. M F Burnyeat, The philosophical sense of Theaetetus' mathematics, Isis 69 (249) (1978), 489-513.
  8. J Hoyrup, 'D'ynamis', the Babylonians, and Theaetetus, Historia Math. 17 (3) (1990), 201-222.
  9. J Hoyrup, Erratum : 'D'ynamis', the Babylonians, and Theaetetus, Historia Math. 18 (1) (1991), 89.
  10. M E Paiow, Die mathematische Theaetetsstelle, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 27 (1) (1982), 87--99.
  11. A Wasserstein, Theaetetus and the History of the Theory of Numbers, Classical Quarterly 8 (1958), 165-179.