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"Arabic" Mathematics

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Published on Tuesday, January 05, 2016 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

This monthly seminar will aim to invite researchers to come and present their work in progress or recently published that address the "Arab mathematics", understood in a broad sense to be studied not only mathematics itself, but science "mathematized" of the era, such as astronomy, optics and static; Furthermore, we do not restrict themselves to only written in Arabic mathematics, but we can address their writings in other languages extensions, like Latin, Hebrew and Farsi. The texts studied will be discussed at sessions of three hours. Emphasis on reading and commenting on sources.

Announcement

Axis History and philosophy of mathematics

Organisation

Pascal Crozet (SPHERE), together with CEPERC

Argument

This monthly seminar will aim to invite researchers to come and present their work in progress or recently published that address the "Arab mathematics", understood in a broad sense to be studied not only mathematics itself, but science "mathematized" of the era, such as astronomy, optics and static; Furthermore, we do not restrict themselves to only written in Arabic mathematics, but we can address their writings in other languages extensions, like Latin, Hebrew and Farsi.

The texts studied will be discussed at sessions of three hours. Emphasis on reading and commenting on sources.

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Programme

sessions on Fridays, 9.30 – 12.30 a.m., Room Kandinsky (631B), Building Condorcet, University Paris Diderot, 4 rue Elsa Morante, 75013 Paris– access map.

NB: SPHERE Seminars « Arabic Mathematics » and « Mathematics in the Renaissance» will give jointed sessions on the history of mathematics and customs, at Arabic and Latin Middle Age and in the Renaissance.

November 13 

  • Hossein Masoumi-Hamedani (Science Department, Center for the Great Encyclopedia, Tehran, Iran) Les mathématiques archimédiennes aux 16e siècle : Al-Yazdi et la mesure de la sphère.

December 11

  • Henrique Leitao (CIUHCT, Université de Lisbonne, Portugal) Les commentaires de Francisco de Melo à l’Optique et la Catoptrique euclidiennes : interventions textuelles et contexte parisien de la tradition euclidienne latine au début du seizième siècle.

January 22

  • Samuel Gessner (Université de Lisbonne, Portugal) Le genre De fabrica et usu : notions géométriques et arithmétiques dans l’explication de l’astrolabe.

February 19

  • Abdelmalek Bouzari (ENS d’Alger) tba.

March 18

  • Guillaume Loizelet (SPHERE) sur l’astronomie ptoléméenne arabe (IXe – XIe siècles)

April 15

  • Mohammed Abattouy (Université de Rabat, Maroc) Le corpus de la science arabe des poids (ʿilm al-athqāl): tradition textuelle et signification historique.

May 13

  • Teresa Costa Clain (Université de Lisbonne, Portugal) sur La Pratica d’arismetica de Ruy Mendes (1540).

June 17

Places

  • Salle Kandinsky (631B), 6e étage - Université Paris Diderot, bâtiment Condorcet, 10 rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet
    Paris, France (75013)

Date(s)

  • Friday, November 13, 2015
  • Friday, December 11, 2015
  • Friday, January 22, 2016
  • Friday, February 19, 2016
  • Friday, March 18, 2016
  • Friday, April 15, 2016
  • Friday, May 13, 2016
  • Friday, June 17, 2016

Keywords

  • mathématiques arabes, al-yazdi, al-sijzi, Ibn ‘Irāq, Abū al-Wafā’, al-Ṣāghānī, al-Quhi, al-Karajī, Ibn al-Haytham

Contact(s)

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

Information source

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

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« "Arabic" Mathematics », Seminar, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, January 05, 2016, https://calenda.org/352098

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