- “Vindicating Leibniz in the calculus priority dispute: The role of Augustus De Morgan”, in
*The History of the History of Mathematics*. Ed. Benjamin Wardhaugh. Peter Lang Publishers, 2012, pp. 89–114. - “Why ellipses are not elliptic curves” (with Ezra Brown),
*Mathematics Magazine***85**(2012), 163-176.

- “The Harmonic Series: A Primer”, in
*Mathematical Time Capsules: Historical Modules for the Mathematics Classroom*

Ed. Dick Jardine and Amy Shell-Gellasch. Washington DC: Mathematical Association of America, 2011, pp.269–276. - “ ‘To a factor près’: Cayley’s Partial Anticipation of the Weierstrass
*P*-Function”,*The American Mathematical Monthly***117**(2010), 291-302. - “In Search of the ‘Birthday’ of Elliptic Functions”,
*The Mathematical Intelligencer***30**(No.2) (2008), 48-56. - “ ‘Shutting up like a telescope’: Lewis Carroll’s ‘Curious’ Condensation Method for Evaluating

Determinants” (with Eve Torrence),*College Mathematics Journal***38**(2007), 85-95. - “De Morgan in the prehistory of statistical hypothesis testing” (with Eugene Seneta),
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A)***168**(2005), 615-627. - “ ‘Everybody makes errors’: The intersection of De Morgan's logic and
probability, 1837-1847”,

*History and Philosophy of Logic***24**(2003), 289-305. - “The rise of British analysis in the early 20th century: the role
of G. H. Hardy and the London

Mathematical Society” (with Robin J. Wilson),*Historia Mathematica***30**(2003), 173-194.

- “A Gradual Innovation: The Introduction of Cauchian Calculus into mid-nineteenth-century
Britain”,

*Proceedings of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics***13**(2001), 48-63.

- “Inexplicable? The status of complex numbers in Britain, 1750-1850”,
in

*Around Caspar Wessel and the Geometric Representation of Complex Numbers*,

Ed. Jesper Lützen. Copenhagen: Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2001, pp.147-180.

- “Extending Euler: a little-known episode in the prehistory of quaternions”,

*Proceedings of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics***12**(2000), 143-163.

- “What makes a great mathematics teacher? The case of Augustus De Morgan”,

*The American Mathematical Monthly***106**(1999), 534-552.

- “From National to International Society: the London Mathematical Society
1867-1900”

(with Robin J. Wilson),*Historia Mathematica***25**(1998), 185-217.

- “Inspiration or Desperation?

Augustus De Morgan's appointment to the Chair of Mathematics at London University in 1828”,

*British Journal for the History of Science***30**(1997), 257-274.

- “Mathematics in the Metropolis: a survey of Victorian London”,
*Historia Mathematica***23**(1996), 376-417.

- “Augustus De Morgan : Historian of Science”,
*History of Science***34**(1996), 201-240.

- “From Student Club to National Society : The Founding of the London Mathematical Society in 1865” (with Robin J. Wilson & J. Helen Gardner),

Adrian Rice received his Ph.D. from Middlesex University,
London, in 1997. He also holds masters and bachelors degrees from King's College
London, and University College London, respectively. He came to Randolph-Macon
in September 1999 after having served as a visiting professor at the University
of Virginia from 1998-1999, and a lecturer at Middlesex University from 1995
to 1998.

History of Mathematics.

In particular: 19th- and early 20th-century British algebra, analysis and logic; the history of elliptic functions; and the work of Augustus De Morgan (1806-1871).

In particular: 19th- and early 20th-century British algebra, analysis and logic; the history of elliptic functions; and the work of Augustus De Morgan (1806-1871).

**Publications include:**

(with Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

(with Susan Oakes and Alan Pears)

London: London Mathematical Society, 2005.

Mathematical Research Community, 1800-1945

(with Karen Hunger Parshall)

Providence: American Mathematical Society, and

London: London Mathematical Society, 2002.

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