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Publié le jeudi 31 janvier 2002 par Natalie Petiteau

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INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN HISTORY OF SCIENCE Berkeley Bologna Paris Uppsala 8th International Summer School Paris, September 16-20, 2002 Rethinking Scientific Knowledge in the 16th and early 17th Centuries INFORMATION AND PROGRAMME

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INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN HISTORY OF SCIENCE
Berkeley Bologna Paris Uppsala


8th International Summer School
Paris, September 16-20, 2002

Rethinking Scientific Knowledge in the 16th and early 17th Centuries

INFORMATION AND PROGRAMME

The International Summer School in History of science meets biannually. The School's purpose is to bring together specialists and advanced aspirants to develop topics in history of science and technology deemed interesting, timely, and appropriate to the location. The number of participants is limited to about forty. A chief goal of the school is to promote collaborative research on an international level. The theme for the 2002 Summer School will be Rethinking Scientific Knowledge in the 16th and early 17th Centuries.

The school has four courses, and each one will be addressed in two series of lectures, which, with ensuing discussions, will occupy the mornings. Two special lectures will complete this programme. Afternoons will be free for visits, work in libraries, museums, or laboratories.

Lecturers include :

Jim Bennett (Museum of History of Science, Oxford) Instruments, experiment and mechanical philosophy in the reform of natural knowledge

1. Sixteenth-century mathematics : instruments, mechanics, reform
2. Seventeenth-century natural philosophy : instruments, mechanics, reform

Sanjay Subrahmanyam (EHESS, Paris)
Making Cartographic and Ethnographic Knowledge in Portuguese Asia :
1. The outlines of Asia : the nature of coastal knowledge
2. Filling in the Blanks : from coast to interior

Gianna Pomata
Lecturing on Discovery : Innovation in the 17th Century Medical Teaching :
1. Pavia 1625 : Gaspare Aselli lectures on his discovery of the lacteals
2. London 1665 : Sir George Ent lectures on the post-Harveian body.

Dennis Des Chene
From the schools to the new science
1. Foundations of natural philosophy
2. The science of life

Responsible for the local organisation : Dominique Pestre, Director, Centre Alexandre Koyré

Administrative co-ordinator : Nadine Dardenne, Centre Alexandre Koyré

Tél: 01 43 36 70 69 Fax: 01 43 341 34 49 - School02@mnhn.fr

Information and application form : http://www.ehess.fr/centres/koyre/Centre_A_KOYRE.html

Applications should be sent in not later than the 30th of April. Decision about admission will be announced by the end of May.


Cathryn Carson/Roger Hahn
Office for History of Science and Technology
470 Stephens Hall, # 2350
University of California
Berkeley CA 94720 USA

Giulano Pancaldi
Department of Philosophy
University of Bologna
Via Zamboni 38
40126 Bologna Italie

Dominique Pestre
Centre Alexandre Koyré
M.N.H.N
Pavillon Chevreul
57, rue Cuvier
F - 75231 Paris cedex 05

Tore Frängsmyr
Office for History of Science Uppsala University
Box 256
S 75105 Uppsala- Swede

Catégories

Lieux

  • Paris, France

Dates

  • lundi 16 septembre 2002
  • vendredi 20 septembre 2002

Contacts

  • Nadine Dardenne
    courriel : School02 [at] mnhn [dot] fr

Source de l'information

  • Sylvain Piron
    courriel : sylvain_piron [at] yahoo [dot] fr

Pour citer cette annonce

« History of science », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le jeudi 31 janvier 2002, http://calenda.org/186882