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Mathematics from Ancient to Modern Age


Organization : Pascal Crozet, Vincenzo de Risi, Sabine Rommevaux-Tani, (CNRS, SPHERE)


Archives: 2018-2019, 2017-2018



SCHEDULE 2019-2020

October 18 November 22 December 13 January 17, 2020 February 14 March 13 April 24 May 29 June 19

The sessions take place once a month, on Thursdays, from 9.30 am to 12.30 am, Room 646A
University Paris Diderot, Building Condorcet, 4 rue Elsa Morante, 75013 Paris –Map of the campus with access

Details will be displayed on this page from October on



October 18, 2019

  • Pierre Agéron (University of Caen)
    Le traité d’arithmétique d’Ibrāhīm al-Balīshṭār (v. 1575) : élaboration d’un hybride euro-islamique


November 22

  • Arilès Remaki (Univ. Paris Diderot, SPHERE)
    Combinatoire et calcul différentiel chez Leibniz - analogie et approximation


December 13, !! 9:30am – 6pm, Room 366A !!



Euclid on the road transcultural, Workshop III: On Clavius’ Edition of Euclid

Study Day organised by V. de Risi (CNRS, SPHERE, & MPIWG), with the support of SPHERE and Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin

9:30am Welcome
9:45am–11:00am Eberhard Knobloch (Berlin–Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Berlin)
On Clavius’s contributions to the mathematical sciences
11:00am–11:15am Break
11:15am–12:30am Ugo Baldini (Università di Padova)
The Jesuits’ thrust into Slavic Europe, and the diffusion of the western Euclid
12:30am–1:45pm Lunch
1:45pm–3:00pm Shin Higashi (Tokai University, Tokyo)
Clavius vu de la philosophie des mathématiques au XVIe siècle
3:00pm–3:15pm Break
3:15pm–4:30pm Shuyan Pan (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing)
Understanding and Reinterpreting: A textual-contextual analysis of the Translation
of Clavius’
Elements into China in the Early 17th Century
4:30pm–4:45pm Break
4:45pm–6:00pm Sabine Rommevaux (CNRS, SPHERE)
Les ajoûts à la seconde édition de Clavius des Eléments d’Euclide



January 17, 2020
  • Mattia Brancato (ANR Mathesis, SPHERE)

    Mathematical achievements in Leibniz’s binary arithmetic



February 14

  • Vincenzo de Risi (CNRS, SPHERE)
    The discovery of non-euclidean geometry. Johann Lambert and modern axiomatics


March 13

  • Guillaume Loizelet (Univ. paris Diderot, SPHERE)
    Al-Bīrūnī et un possible obstacle mathématique à la prise en compte du volume des planètes dans la détermination de leur distance à la Terre


April 24

  • Zeinab Karimian (Univ. paris Diderot, SPHERE)
    Le Résumé des Coniques d’al-Isfahani (XIe siècle)


May 17

  • Pietro Omodeo (Università Ca’Foscari, Venise)
    tba


June 19

  • Sara Confalonieri (HPS, Univ. Paris Diderot, & SPHERE)
    La "voie royale" au soutien de l’algèbre : argumentations géométriques dans les démonstrations de Cardano




VENUE


Building Condorcet, University Paris Diderot, 4 rue Elsa Morante, 75013 - Paris*.Map
Calculate your itinerary with the public transport website RATP

Metro: lines 14 and RER C, stop: Bibliothèque François Mitterrand or line 6, stop: Quai de la gare. Bus: 62 and 89 (stop: Bibliothèque rue Mann), 325 (stop: Watt), 64 (stop: Tolbiac-Bibliothèque François Mitterrand)

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