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History and Philosophy of Mathematics

Histoire et philosophie des mathématiques

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Published on Friday, October 18, 2019 by Anastasia Giardinelli

Summary

The seminar is the meeting point between different SPHERE teams (Sciences, Philosophie, Histoire – UMR 7219, laboratoire SPHERE) that are interested in mathematics. It fosters dialogue between philosophers and historians of mathematics while focusing on textual sources. Speakers are encouraged to make their sources available to the participants.

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Presentation

The seminar is the meeting point between different SPHERE teams that are interested in mathematics. It fosters dialogue between philosophers and historians of mathematics while focusing on textual sources. Speakers are encouraged to make their sources available to the participants.

Coordination: Charlotte de Varent, Arilès Remaki, Adeline Reynaud, (Univ. Paris Diderot & SPHERE)

Program 2019-2020

The sessions take place as usual at University of Paris –Paris Diderot, Building Condorcet, Room Klimt (366A, tbc), 3rd floor, 4 rue Elsa Morante, 75013 Paris*Campus map with access.

October 14, 2019

9:30am – 1:00pm, Room Klimt, 366A

Teaching mathematics in France in the second half of the 20th century: educational, political, social and economic issues

Session organized by Charlotte de Varent & Simon Decaens

9:45am Hélène Gispert (GHDSO, Univ. Paris Sud) Démocratiser, orienter, sélectionner. L’enseignement du français et des mathématiques dans le second degré (1945-années 1980) - Retour sur une recherche du projet Rédiscol

11:30pm Sophie Cœuré (Univ. de Paris –Paris Diderot, en délégation à SPHERE) “Who’s afraid of a vector?” Enjeux politiques français et transnationaux de la réforme des mathématiques modernes dans l’enseignement (années 1960-1980)

November 18, 2020

9:30am – 3:30pm, Room Klimt, 366A

Applied mathematics

Session organized by Nicolas Michel

10:00am–11:15am Daniele Molinini (University of Lisbon) Applications and Applicabilities

11:45am–1:00pm David Aubin (Sorbonne, IMJ) Applique-t-on les mathématiques à l’observatoire ?

2:15pm–3:30pm Marion Gaspard (University Lyon 2) Hypothesis fingo: Harold Hotelling and the mathematization of political economy

December 9, 2019

9:30am – 5:30pm, Room Klimt, 366A

Fundamental figures

Session organized by A. Reynaud

9:30am–11:00am Adeline Reynaud (Univ. of Paris (Diderot), SPHERE) « Têtes de clous » et « têtes de bœufs » : quelques réflexions sur les triangles et les trapèzes dans les mathématiques paléo-babyloniennes

11:30am–1:00pm Karine Chemla (Univ. of Paris (Diderot), SPHERE) Figures fondamentales dans les mathématiques des débuts de la Chine impériale: Le triangle rectangle

2:00pm–3:30pm Nicolas Michel (Univ. of Paris (Diderot(, SPHERE) Droites et points au cœur de la géométrie énumérative de Schubert

4:00pm–5:30pm Roundtable with the three speakers, Agathe Keller (CNRS, SPHERE) & Christine Proust (CNRS, SPHERE)

January 13, 2020

9:30am – 1:00pm, Room Klimt, 366A

Numbers that we do not add

Session organized by K. Chemla & C. Proust

  • Christine Proust (CNRS, SPHERE) Nombres et opérations selon les textes mathématiques cunéiformes : du paradigme linéaire aux problèmes quadratiques
  • Karine Chemla (CNRS, SPHERE) Kummer et les diviseurs idéaux
  • Nicolas Michel (Univ. of Paris (Diderot), SPHERE) Le problème de l’addition dans la genèse du calcul de Schubert

February 24, 2020

9:30 – 13:00 (tbc), Room Klimt, 366A

Tables and theory

Session organized by Agathe Keller (CNRS, SPHERE)

March 16, 2020

9:30 – 13:00 (tbc), Room Klimt, 366A

History of the merology

Session organized by Vincenzo de Risi (CNRS, SPHERE)

March 16, 2020

9:30 – 1:00pm (tbc), Room Klimt, 366A

Material anchors of reasoning

Session organized by David Rabouin (CNRS, SPHERE)

May 11, 2020

9:30am – 1:00pm (tbc), Room Klimt, 366A

Concept of arbitrary or arbitrary object in mathematics

Session organized by Brice Halimi (HPS, University of Paris (Diderot), SPHERE)

June 8, 2020

9:30am – 4:00pm, Room Klimt, 366A

Émile Borel: mathematician, organizer of science, politics and intellectuals

Session organized by M. C. Bustamante

Places

  • Salle Klimt, 366A - Université Paris Diderot, bâtiment Condorcet, 4, rue Elsa Morante, 75013 Paris
    Paris, France (75013)

Date(s)

  • Monday, October 14, 2019
  • Monday, November 18, 2019
  • Monday, December 09, 2019
  • Monday, January 13, 2020
  • Monday, February 24, 2020
  • Monday, March 16, 2020
  • Monday, April 20, 2020
  • Monday, May 11, 2020
  • Monday, June 08, 2020

Keywords

  • Histoire et philosophie des mathématiques, enseignement des mathématiques, training in mathematics, Harold Hotelling, Poincaré, mathématiques mésopotamiennes, mathématiques chinoises anciennes, ancient Chinese mathematics, mesopotamian mathematics,

Contact(s)

  • adeline reynaud
    courriel : adeline [dot] reynaud [dot] univ [at] lilo [dot] org
  • charlotte de Varent
    courriel : almellit [at] gmail [dot] com

Information source

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

To cite this announcement

« History and Philosophy of Mathematics », Seminar, Calenda, Published on Friday, October 18, 2019, https://calenda.org/695773

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