Benjamin Wardhaugh

Scholarly articles


‘The logarithmic ear: Pietro Mengoli’s mathematics of music’, Annals of Science 64 (2007), 327–348.

‘Poor Robin and Merry Andrew: Mathematical humour in Restoration England’, Bulletin of the British Society for the History of Mathematics 22 (2007), 151–59.

‘Musical logarithms in the seventeenth century: Descartes, Mercator, Newton’, Historia mathematica 35 (2008), 19–36.

‘Mathematics, music, and experiment’ in Robson and Stedall, Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics (OUP, 2008).

‘Formal causes and immediate causes: the analogy of the musical instrument in late seventeenth-century natural philosophy’, in Zittel et al., Philosophies of Technology: Francis Bacon and his Contemporaries (Brill, 2008).

‘Mathematics in English printed books, 1473–1800: a bibliometric analysis’, Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 63 (2009), 325–338.

‘“Let us put on the shade of Newton”: Isaac Newton on Stage, 1826–2006’ (review essay), Bulletin of the BSHM 25 (2010), 67–80.

‘Diagrams and mathematics in the French and English translations of Descartes’ Compendium musicæ’, in Fox, Franco–British interactions in the sciences (College Publications, 2010).

‘Consuming Mathematics: John Ward’s Young Mathematician’s Guide (1707) and its owners’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies (2014).

‘Marcus Meibom, mathematician: the De proportionibus dialogus (1655) and its responses’, in Studies on Marcus Meibom (Museum Tusculanum Press, forthcoming).

‘The harmony of the spheres in English musical mathematics, 1650–1750’, in Prins and Vanhaelen, Sing Aloud Harmonious Spheres (CUP, forthcoming).

‘The mathematics of Francis Willughby’ in Tim Birkhead, Francis Willughby (forthcoming).

‘Greek mathematics in English: the work of Sir Thomas L. Heath (1861–1940)’ in Schneider, Remmert and Sorensen, Historiography of Mathematics (Birkhäuser, forthcoming).
 


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