Welcome! a workshop on mathematics in the 19th century and its philosophy that will take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands in dates 13-14 July 2018.
This workshop is part of the output for the VICI-funded project Ideas at Scale – Towards a Computational History of Ideas (e-Ideas).
Aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers investigating the history and philosophy of mathematics produced and circulated in German during the 19th century.
Deadline for submissions is May 7th, 2018 23:59 CEST.
The eIdeas Group at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands is pleased to announce its first workshop, taking place in dates 13-14th July 2018 in Amsterdam.
The aim of the workshop will be to foster discussion on the development of mathematics and related themes in philosophy in the German speaking context during the 19th century. Submissions on the following topics are particularly welcome:
Mathematics teaching in universities between Prussia, Austria and Bohemia in the 19th century
The role of mathematics in the sciences in the 19th century
Influence of Kant and Wolff on 19th century mathematics
Bernard Bolzano’s mathematical work and its influence
Issues in the mathematical practice of the 19th century
Confirmed keynote speakers:
Paola Basso (University of Bucharest, Romania)
Paola Cantù (Université Aix-Marseille, France)
Jeremy Heis (University of California, Irvine, U.S.A.)
James Tappenden (University of Michigan, U.S.A.)
Authors are invited to submit an abstract of their talk of 300-500 words, excluding bibliography. These can be sent as .pdf files to a.bellomo(AT)uva.nl. Please make sure your abstract is prepared for double-blind review.
Talks should be about 40 minutes in length, followed by a short Q/A session.
Submissions deadline: May 7th, 2018
Notification of acceptance: May 21st, 2018
Limited travel funding may be available for graduate students. For questions regarding accessibility of venue, and for any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.