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Axis History and philosophy of mathematics

Mathematics from Ancient to Modern Age 2017–2018

Organization : Pascal Crozet (CNRS, SPHERE), David Rabouin (CNRS, SPHERE),
Sabine Rommevaux-Tani, with the collaboration of Philippe Abgrall (CEPERC)

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PROGRAM 2017-2018
Sessions on Fridays, from 9.30 am to 12.30 am, Room Malevitch, (483A, 4th Floor), Building Condorcet,
Université Paris Diderot, 4 rue Elsa Morante, 75013 Paris– Map.

Dates: October 13, November 24, December 22, January 19, 2018, February 9, March 9, April 10, May 18, June 15

October 13
Leo Corry (Tel-Aviv University)
The changing interrelations between geometry and arithmetic in the Latin medieval tradition of Euclid’s Elements. A view from Book II.

November 24
Erwan Penchèvre (SPHERE)
Ibn al-Haytham, Naṣī al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī et Ibn al-Shāṭir : sur les latitudes des planètes supérieures.

December 22
Philippe Debroise (SPHERE)
La doctrine des configurations de Nicole Oresme.

January 19, 2018
Andreas Eckart (Physikalisches Institut, Universität zu Köln)
The early great debate : a Comment on Ibn al-Haytham’s work on the location of the Milky Way with respect to the Earth.

February 9
Jean-Yves Briend (I2M Institut de Mathématiques de Marseille)​
La notion d’involution dans le Brouillon Project de Girard Desargues.

March 9
Morgan Houg (Univ. Paris Diderot, SPHERE)
Sur quelques textes de Leibniz traitant des nombres premiers.

!! Tuesday !! April 10
Antoni Malet (University Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona)
Fortification and geometry in the 17th century – a jesuit perspective.

May 18
Massimo Mugnai (Scuola Normale superiore, Pisa)
Leibniz Begins: the Dissertation on Combinatorial Art.

June 15
Daniel Di Liscia (Munich center for Mathematical Philosophy)
Between logic, arithmetics and geometry: The tradition of the calculators and the infinite.