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Mathematics from Ancient to Modern Age, 2020-2021

Mathématiques de l’Antiquité à l’âge classique (2020-2021)

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Published on Friday, January 15, 2021


This Research seminar is dedicated to the history and philosophy of mathematics from Ancient to Modern age.


Seminar Mathematics from Ancient to Modern Age, 2020-21

Laboratory SPHere, Science, Philosophy, History (UMR 7219)


(CNRS, SPHere)


The sessions take place once a month, on Fridays, from 10am to 12am, Room 646A University of Paris (Diderot), Building Condorcet, 4 rue Elsa Morante, 75013 Paris Map of the campus with access

Please notice that the sessions are actually online. To participate, we thank you to connect to the page of the seminar on the site of SPHere


October 16, 2020

  • Mattia Brancato (ANR Mathesis, SPHere) Mathematical achievements in Leibniz’s binary arithmetic

November 20

  • Richard Oosterhoff (University of Edinburgh) Inventions of Proof and the Reception of Euclid in the Renaissance

December 18

  • Aurélien Robert (CNRS, SPHere) Marco Trevisano (Venise, fin XIVe siècle) sur l’unité et le nombre

February 12

  • Pietro Daniel Omodeo (Università di Venezia) Late-Scholastic Celestial Physics : The Problem of Heavenly Motion in the Age of Copernicus and Kepler

March 12

May 7

  • Guillaume Loizelet (University of Paris, SPHere, & University of Toulouse) Al-Bīrūnī et un possible obstacle mathématique à la prise en compte du volume des planètes dans la détermination de leur distance à la Terre

May 28

  • Zeinab Karimian (SPHere) Le résumé des Coniques d’al-Isfahani (XIe siècle)

June 18

  • Orna Harari (Tel Aviv University)


  • salle 646A - Université Paris Diderot, bâtiment Condorcet, 4, rue Elsa Morante
    Paris, France (75013)


  • Friday, October 16, 2020
  • Friday, November 20, 2020
  • Friday, December 18, 2020
  • Friday, February 12, 2021
  • Saturday, March 13, 2021
  • Friday, May 07, 2021
  • Friday, May 28, 2021
  • Friday, June 18, 2021


  • mathématiques antiques, mathématiques au Moyen-Age, mathématiques arabes anciennes, al-Bīrūnī, al-Isfahani, Euclid, marco Trevisano, Menelaüs,


  • Vincenzo De Risi
    courriel : vincenzoderisi [at] gmail [dot] com

Reference Urls

Information source

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


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« Mathematics from Ancient to Modern Age, 2020-2021 », Seminar, Calenda, Published on Friday, January 15, 2021, https://doi.org/10.58079/15ux

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