Calvin Kingsley
Calvin Kingsley (8 September 1812 – 6 April 1870) was an American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church elected in 1864.
Kingsley was born in Annsville, Oneida County, New York, US, the f...
Winifred Edgerton Merrill
Winifred Edgerton (September 24, 1862 – September 6, 1951) was born in Ripon, Wisconsin, and was the first American woman to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics. She earned her B.A. degree from Well...
Edward Burr Van Vleck
Edward Burr Van Vleck (June 7, 1863, Middletown, Connecticut – June 3, 1943, Madison, Wisconsin) was an American mathematician.The son of astronomer John Monroe Van Vleck, he graduated from Wesleyan U...
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Phaneron
The phaneron (Greek φανερός phaneros "visible, showable") as coined by Charles Sanders Peirce is essentially the real world filtered by our sensory input (sight, hearing, touch, etc.).
The term "p...
Thomas Craig (mathematician)
Thomas Craig was a professor at Johns Hopkins University and a proponent of the methods of differential geometry.Thomas Craig was born December 20, 1855, in Pittston, Pennsylvania. His father Alexande...
Kelly Miller (scientist)
Kelly Miller (July 18, 1863 – December 29, 1939) was an African-American mathematician, sociologist, essayist, newspaper columnist, author, and an important figure in the intellectual life of black Am...
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Juliette Peirce
Juliette Peirce (/ˈpɜrs/; d. October 4, 1934) was the second wife of the mathematician and philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce.
Almost nothing is known about Juliette Peirce's life before she met C...
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Ellen Hayes
Ellen Amanda Hayes (September 23, 1851 – October 27, 1930) was an American mathematician and astronomer. She was a controversial character for not only being a female professor, but also embraci...
Benjamin Peirce
Benjamin Peirce (/ˈpɜrs/; April 4, 1809 – October 6, 1880) was an American mathematician who taught at Harvard University for approximately 50 years. He made contributions to celestial mechanics, stat...
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William Pitt Durfee
William Pitt Durfee (5 February 1855 – 17 December 1941) was an American mathematician who introduced Durfee squares. He was a student of James Sylvester, and after obtaining his degree in 1883 he bec...
Edward Kasner
Edward Kasner (April 2, 1878 – January 7, 1955) was a prominent American mathematician who was appointed Tutor on Mathematics in the Columbia University Mathematics Department. Kasner was the fir...
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Joseph Caldwell
Joseph Caldwell (April 21, 1773 – January 27, 1835) was a U.S. educator, Presbyterian minister, and mathematician. He was the first president of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,...
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David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr.
David Crenshaw "Uncle Dave" Barrow Jr. (October 18, 1852 – January 11, 1929) served as chancellor of the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens from 1906 until his resignation in 1925 (The head o...
E. H. Moore
Eliakim Hastings Moore (January 26, 1862 – December 30, 1932) was an American mathematician.
Moore, the son of a Methodist minister and grandson of US Congressman Eliakim H. Moore, discovered math...
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Benjamin Alvord (mathematician)
Benjamin Alvord (August 18, 1813 – October 16, 1884) was an American soldier, mathematician, and botanist.
Alvord was born in Rutland, Vermont, where he developed an interest in nature. He attende...
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Augustus William Smith
Augustus William Smith (May 12, 1802 – March 26, 1866) was an educator, astronomer and mathematician in the mid-19th century.Smith was born in Newport, Herkimer County, New York, May 12, 1802. He atte...
Frank Nelson Cole
Frank Nelson Cole, Ph.D. (September 20, 1861 – May 26, 1926) was an American mathematician, born in Ashland, Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard, where he lectured on mathematics from 1885 to 1887....
The Metaphysical Club
The Metaphysical Club was a conversational philosophical club that the future Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., the philosopher and psychologist William James, and the philosopher Cha...
Josiah Willard Gibbs
Josiah Willard Gibbs (February 11, 1839 – April 28, 1903) was an American scientist who made important theoretical contributions to physics, chemistry, and mathematics. His work on the applicat...
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Robert Adrain
Robert Adrain (30 September 1775 – 10 August 1843) was a scientist and mathematician, considered one of the most brilliant mathematical minds of the time in America. He is chiefly remembered for his f...
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Francis Robbins Upton
Francis Robbins Upton (1852 in Peabody, Massachusetts – March 10, 1921 in Orange, New Jersey) was an American physicist and mathematician.
Upton graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover in 1870. ...
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Maxime Bôcher
Maxime Bôcher (August 28, 1867 – September 12, 1918) was an American mathematician who published about 100 papers on differential equations, series, and algebra. He also wrote elementary texts such as...
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Charles Sanders Peirce bibliography
This Charles Sanders Peirce bibliography consolidates numerous references to Charles Sanders Peirce's writings, including letters, manuscripts, publications, and Nachlass. For an extensive chronologi...
Mary Frances Winston Newson
Mary Frances Winston Newson (August 7, 1869 – December 5, 1959) was an American mathematician. She became the first female American to receive a PhD in mathematics from a European university, namely t...
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Charles Sanders Peirce
Charles Sanders Peirce (/ˈpɜrs/, like "purse",September 10, 1839 – April 19, 1914) was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist, sometimes known as "the father of pragmatism". H...
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The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America is a Pulitzer Prize-winning 2001 book by Louis Menand, an American writer and legal scholar. The Metaphysical Club recounts the lives and intellectu...
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Irving Stringham
Washington Irving Stringham (December 10, 1847 – October 5, 1909) was a "Professor of Mathematics and Sometime Dean in the University of California" born in Yorkshire, New York. Stringham is perhaps m...
Helen Abbot Merrill
Helen Abbot Merrill (1864 – 1949) was an American mathematician, educator and textbook author.
Born in New Jersey of an insurance claims adjuster and a housewife, and raised in Massachusetts...
Peirce quincuncial projection
The Peirce quincuncial projection is a conformal map projection. It was developed by Charles Sanders Peirce in 1879.
The maturation of complex analysis led to general techniques for conformal mapp...
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