Conferences & workshops
THEMES IN EARLY MODERN MATHEMATICS AND MEDICINE
Held in conjunction with Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science
FRIDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2013
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 by 6 November