In his youth, Guggenheim excelled greatly in mathematics and chemistry; this may explain his attraction towards to exacting work of Gibbs. In circa 1924, Guggenheim came under the tutelage of English physicist Ralph Fowler, who together with they would go on the write the 1938 textbook Statistical Thermodynamics. 
● Jeans, Donnen, Guggenheim debate
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● Guggenheim, Eduard, A. (1933). Modern Thermodynamics: by the Methods of Willard Gibbs. London: Methuen & Co.
● Guggenheim, Eduard. (1959). Thermodynamics - an Advanced Treatment for Chemists and Physicists, 4th Ed. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co.
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