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Workshop: Definitions in Early Modern Natural Philosophy, Logic and Mathematics

Workshop: Definitions in Early Modern Natural Philosophy, Logic and Mathematics

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


Schedule

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


See here for further information and registration.

Organiser: Peter Anstey

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