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

Program:

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'

11.30 Coffee

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