[SydPhil] Workshop - Themes in early modern mathematics and medicine
debbie.castle at sydney.edu.au
Mon Sep 30 12:36:56 AEST 2013
Under the auspices of the Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science the following workshop will be held on 8 November 2013.
Themes in early modern mathematics and medicine
Date: 8 November 2013
Venue: Kevin Lee Room, level 6, Main Quad, Camperdown Campus
9.30 Charles Wolfe (Ghent): 'Early modern medical empiricism' (60 mins paper & discussion inclusive)
10.30 Alan Salter (Sydney): 'Richard Lower's model heart. The diagram as object of inquiry in early modern anatomy'
12.00 Anik Waldow (Sydney): 'Experience and its explanatory role'
1.00 Lunch (provided) in Main Quad N293
2.30 Peter Anstey (Sydney): 'Mathematical principles as models'
3.30 Laura Kotevska (Sydney): 'Geometry at Port-Royal: some remarks on Arnauld's Nouveaux éléments de géométrie' (45 mins paper & discussion)
4.15 Roundtable discussion
5.00 Wind up
Space is limited. To register contact Professor Peter Anstey peter.anstey at sydney.edu.au<mailto:peter.anstey at sydney.edu.au> by 6 November 2013.
All the best
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