Mathesis Universalis: Historical and Systematic Perspectives

A study day entitled "Mathesis Universalis: Historical and Systematic Perspectives" will be held on the 11th of May as part of Giovanna Cifoletti's seminar (EHESS, CAK).


9h30-9h50. Introduction by Giovanna Cifoletti (EHESS, CAK)

10h-11h10. Mark van Atten (CNRS,  IHPST)
Definite multiplicities and the incompleteness theorems

11h20 - 12h30. Michael Roubach ((Hebrew University, Israel)
Fine's notion of arbitrary objects and Husserl's phenomenology

12h30-14h30. Lunch

14h30 - 15h40. David Rabouin (CNRS, SPHERE)
Mathesis universalis in Leibniz

15h50 -17h. Giovanna Cifoletti (EHESS, CAK)
Arguing with letters and numbers: notiones communes in Ciceronian dialectic and in mathematics

17h10 - 18h20. Jean-Marie Coquard (EHESS, doctorant)
Number and unit in Stevin

Discussants :

- Burt Hopkins (Université de Lille, STL)

- Carlos Lobo (Collège International de Philosophie, Paris / Centro de Filosofia das Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)

- Fabrizio Palombi (Università della Calabria)


More informations

  • Friday 11 May 2018 - 09:30 to 18:30
  • EHESS, 96 Bd Raspail, 75006 Paris - Room Maurice et Denys Lombard