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Algebra and Philosophy of Algebra at Modern Age

Algèbre et philosophie de l’algèbre à l’âge classique

Séminaire Mathematics at Modern Age

Séminaire Mathématiques à l’Âge classique

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Published on Thursday, January 31, 2013 by Loïc Le Pape

Summary

The monthly workshop seminar “Early Modern Mathematics” invites researchers to present their work that deal with mathematics and philosophy of mathematics in the early modern period (1500-1750).The texts studied and the claims displayed by the authors are discussed in three-hours meetings. Questions occur during the talk in order to support discussion. Attention is paid to read and comment primary sources. Meetings of “bibliographical seminar” will be devoted to the discussion of a book with its author.The seminar is held in French and in English and is particularly intended for young scholars : Ph.D. and master students.

Announcement

Organisers: Sébastien Maronne and David Rabouin.

Presentation

The monthly workshop seminar “Early Modern Mathematics” invites researchers to present their work that deal with mathematics and philosophy of mathematics in the early modern period (1500-1750).

The texts studied and the claims displayed by the authors are discussed in three-hours meetings. Questions occur during the talk in order to support discussion. Attention is paid to read and comment primary sources. Meetings of “bibliographical seminar” will be devoted to the discussion of a book with its author.

The seminar is held in French and in English and is particularly intended for young scholars : Ph.D. and master students.

This year, the seminar will focus on Algebra and Philosophy of Algebra at Modern Age

Meetings will be held monthly on Thursday10:00 – 13:00 in Paris, Paris Diderot University, site Paris Rive Gauche, building Condorcet, room Rothko, 412B.

Programme

Oct. 11 2012, 11:00-16:30, room Rothko (412B)

Algebra and Philosophy of Algebra: introduction

  • 11:00-13:00, David Rabouin (CNRS, SPHERE) : Mathesis Universalis et Algèbre
  • 14:30-16:30, Sébastien Maronne (Université de Toulouse, IMT et SPHERE) : Analyse et algèbre

Nov. 22, 10:00-13:00

  • Marco Panza (CNRS-IHPST) Algèbre et analyse transconfigurationnelle, à l’Âge classique (et avant)

Dec. 13, 14:00-17:00, room Rothko (412B)

  • Massimo Galuzzi (Università di Milano): Descartes, Newton et le rôle de l’algèbre pour résoudre les problèmes géométriques

11 Jan. 2013, 14:30-17:30, room Rothko (412B)

  • Sara Confalonieri ((Bergische Universität Wuppertal & SPHERE) Lectures de Cardan

14 Feb., 14:00-17:00, room Rothko (412B)

  • Erwan Penchêvre et David Rabouin, (SPHERE) Sur l’Arithmetica Philosophica de Peter Roth

11 April  time : see online

  • Jean D’Hombres (EHESS): tba (online)

30 May , time : see online

  • Siegmund Probst (Leibniz-Archiv, Hannover): The use of indeterminate coefficients in Leibniz’s early mathematical manuscripts

Places

  • Université Paris Diderot, bâtiment Condorcet, - 4 rue Elsa Morante
    Paris, France (75013)

Date(s)

  • Thursday, October 11, 2012
  • Thursday, November 22, 2012
  • Thursday, December 13, 2012
  • Friday, January 11, 2013
  • Thursday, February 14, 2013
  • Thursday, April 11, 2013
  • Thursday, May 30, 2013

Keywords

  • histoire des mathématiques, histoire de la philosophie, âge classique, Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, History of Mathematics, History of Philosophy, Modern Age, laboratoire SPHERE, UMR 7219, Sebastien Maronne, David Rabouin

Contact(s)

  • David Rabouin
    courriel : David [dot] Rabouin [at] ens [dot] fr
  • Sebastien Maronne
    courriel : Sebastien [dot] Maronne [at] math [dot] univ-toulouse [dot] fr

Information source

  • Nad Fachard
    courriel : nad [dot] fachard [at] univ-paris-diderot [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Algebra and Philosophy of Algebra at Modern Age », Seminar and workshop, Calenda, Published on Thursday, January 31, 2013, https://calenda.org/237704

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