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Research Unit SPHERE

The SPHERE Research Unit, UMR 7219, was created on 1st January 2009 by the fusion of the CHSPAM and REHSEIS UMRs. Activities of the Units during the 2009-2012 transitional period are to be found in the archives of their respective websites CHSPAM and REHSEIS.

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Technological care and therapeutic education: chronic experiences, constructions of knowledge and modes of transmission

April 9, 2019, University Paris Diderot

On cultures of scientific practice in ancient mathematical sciences. Historical and historiographic approaches

April 10-13, 2019, University Paris Diderot

Stefan Hessbruggen (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Philosophy Department, Moscou)
The Problem of Life in Early Modern Philosophy

April 12, 2019, 2pm–4pm, University Paris Diderot

H.T. Colebrooke and historiographies of sciences in Sanskrit

April 15-16, 2019, University Paris Diderot

Gao XI (University of Fudan, Shangai))
Gray’s anatomy : the first text-book of anatomy in Chinese

April 18, 2019, University Paris Diderot

Euclid on the Road Cross-Cultural: Transmission, traduction et transformation des Éléments

April 19, 2019, University Paris Diderot

Souriau 2019

May 27-31, 2019, University Paris Diderot

Bridging the philosophies of biology and chemistry

June 25-27, 2019, University Paris Diderot

Recent Publications

Irrationality. A History of the Dark Side of Reason
Justin E.H. Smith, Princeton University Press, 2019
The Reform of the International System of Units (SI)
N. de Courtenay, O. Darrigol, O. Schlaudt (dir.), Routledge, 2019
Scholars and Scholarship in Late Babylonian Uruk
Christine Proust, John Steele, (dir.), Springer, collection Why the Sciences of the Ancient World Matter, 2019
Intellect d’amour
Giorgio Agamben, Jean-Baptiste Brenet, Verdier, 2018
Mathesis universalis. Écrits sur la mathématique universelle. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Texts introduced, translated and annotated under the direction of David Rabouin (Ed.), Vrin, 2018
Fermat et les débuts modernes de la géométrie
Roshdi Rashed, Olms-Weidmann, 2018
Machiavelli on Freedom and Civil Conflict. An Historical and Medical Approach to Political Thinking
Marie Gaille, Brill, 2018
Pieces and Parts in Scientific Texts
F. Bretelle-Establet, S. Schmitt, (Eds), Springer, 2018
Pathologies environnementales - Identifier, comprendre, agir
M. Gaille, CNRS éditions, 2018
An Epistemology of Noise
Cécile Malaspina, Bloomsbury Academic, 2018
La mésologie, un autre paradigme pour l’anthropocène ?
M. Augendre, J.-P. Llored, Y. Nussaume, Editions Hermann, 2018
Santé et environnement
M. Gaille, PUF, 2018
Atoms,Mechanics and Probability. Ludwig Boltzmann’s Statistico-Mechanical Writings – An Exegesis
Olivier Darrigol, OUP, 2018