Events in 2018

Definitions in Early Modern Natural Philosophy, Logic and Mathematics

Friday 13 April 2018
SOPHI Common Room,
Level 8, Brennan MacCallum Building, A18
The University of Sydney

Sponsored by The Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science


  • 10.00: Definitions as principles in early modern natural philosophy
    Peter Anstey (Sydney)
  • 11.00: From Pascal to Arnauld and Nicole: definitions in Port Royalist works
    Laura Kotevska (Sydney)
  • 12.00: Lunch
  • 13.30: Logic in definitions and the search for the definition of continuity
    James Franklin (UNSW)
  • 14.30: Newton's definitions
    Kirsten Walsh (Nottingham)
  • 15.30: Discussion
  • 16.00: Close

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