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Mathematics in the Renaissance

Mathématiques à la Renaissance

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Published on Monday, February 08, 2016 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

This seminar, which is scheduled to extend over several years, is devoted to Mathematics in Renaissance Europe and consists of three main topics, which are Humanism and Mathematics, Algebra related to Arithmetic and Geometry, Mathematics and their area of efficiency: Humanism and Mathematics; Algebra between arithmetics and geometry; Mathematics and and its fields of application.

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Presentation

This seminar, which is scheduled to extend over several years, is devoted to Mathematics in Renaissance Europe and consists of three main topics, which are Humanism and Mathematics, Algebra related to Arithmetic and Geometry, Mathematics and their area of efficiency.

Calendar 2015-2016 

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.

SPHERE Seminars « Arabic Mathematics » and « Mathematics in the Renaissance » will have all joint 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)  La caractérisation de l’ellipse dans le Kitāb al-Istikmāl [Livre de l’accomplissement] d’al-Mu’taman Ibn Hūd (m. 1085) : un exemple de circulation.

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 - Université Paris Diderot, bâtiment Condorcet, 4 rue Elsa Morante
    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, circulation, savoir

Contact(s)

  • n. 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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« Mathematics in the Renaissance », Seminar and workshop, Calenda, Published on Monday, February 08, 2016, https://calenda.org/356074

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