Correction: Program seminar in philosophy and history of science, Ghent Uni
My apologies, Vincenzo de Risi's talk will be on February 2 (and not on February 9).
Please find below the corrected version of the program.
Please find below the program of a seminar in philosophy and history of science which will take place at Ghent University this year.
Everyone is welcome to attend!
Concepts and methods in philosophy and history of science: Calendar, 2016-2017
Organized by Delphine Bellis (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Charles Wolfe (email@example.com)
All meetings are, unless otherwise announced, in the seminar room of the Library at Rozier 44, a block away from Blandijnberg (http://goo.gl/maps/01uKL), Thursdays 14.00-16.00
27/10/2016: Jetze Touber (Utrecht/Ghent): “Stones in the Human Body: a Multi-Perspectival Approach to Early Modern Lithogenesis”
17/11/2016: Bohang Chen (Ghent): “Atom and entelechy: Revisiting logical empiricists' criticisms of vitalism"
08/12/2016: Anne-Lise Rey (Lille) : "Between Leibniz and Wolff : Emilie Du Châtelet´s conception of matter"
19/01/2017 : Lucian Petrescu (ULB) : "Theories of mixtures in antiquity"
02/02/2017 : Vincenzo De Risi (Leipzig): “Mathematics and Metaphysics in the Renaissance: Francesco Patrizi’s Philosophy of Space and Geometry” (NB this talk starts at 3:30 pm)
15/03/2017 (two talks, exceptionally on a Wednesday):
Angela Axworthy (Berlin): "The ontological status of mathematical objects in the Commentary on the Elements of Euclid of Jacques Peletier du Mans (1517-1582)"
Victor Boantza (Minnesota): "Thinking about air in the 18th century"
20/04/2017: Sebastiano Gino (Turin) : "The Emergence of the Nervous System in 18th-century Scotland. Porterfield, Whytt and Cullen"
08/06/2017: Susana Gomez (Madrid): "From artigianal to philosophical anamorphosis. The case of the anamorphic elephant of Simon Vouet"