2018-19 Events

Themes from the Work of Carla Rita Palmerino on Natural Philosophy

Galileo Galilei

4–5 February 2019

(Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia)
Madsen Building F09
Eastern Avenue,
The University of Sydney
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Full registration: $20 per day or $30 for the two days
Unwaged registration: $10 per day or $15 for the two days
Student registration: Free (Registration essential)

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  • Peter Harrison (Queensland)
  • Stephen Gaukroger (Sydney)
  • Alan Chalmers (Sydney)
  • John Schuster (Sydney)
  • Keith Hutchison (Melbourne)
  • Laura Kotevska (Sydney)
  • Luciano Boschiero (Campion)
  • Peter Anstey (Sydney)
  • Catherine About-Nemeh (Victoria, Wellington)
  • Carla Rita Palmerino
  • Raffaele Pisano (Lille France)

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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