CELFIS Seminar – Second Semester

CELFIS 2015-2016

Weekly research seminar in Logic, History and Philosophy of Science

Wednesday 18-20, Titu Maiorescu Amphitheater, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest

 Second semester

2 March: Cristi Stoica (Horia Hulubei Institute, University of Bucharest), Do we live in a mathematical structure?

9 March: Peter Anstey (Sydney University), John Locke on the Standardization of Length

16 March: Vincenzo de Risi (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Berlin), Proving an Axiom qua Axiom. On the mathematical epistemology of Gerolamo Saccheri and the discovery of non-Euclidean geometry

23 March: Tinca Prunea-Bretonnet (University of Bucharest), Evidence, certainty, consent. Rethinking central methodological notions within the Berlin Academy

30 March: Lavinia Marin (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), From the Textual to the Digital University

6 April: Michael Hunter (Birbeck College, London), The Enlightenment Rejection of Magic: Sceptics and their Milieux in Eighteenth-century England

13 April: Martin Lenz (University of Groningen), Intersubjectivity in Early Modern Philosophy: Spinoza on the Division of Cognitive Labour

19 April (extra CELFIS seminar): Andrew Irvin (University of British Colombia), Two Theories of Academic Freedom

20 April: Alexandra Parvan (University of Pitesti), Metaphysical Care: Ontology of disease and Ontology of the Patient

27 April: Laura Georgescu (Ghent University), Retrospectiveness and prospectiveness in experimentation

 11 May: Ilinca Damian (University of Bucharest), Inventions and representations. The break between art and science

18 May: Alberto Vanzo (University of Warwick) Leibniz on Innate Ideas and Kant on the Origin of the Categories

25 May: Ovidiu Babes (University of Bucharest & Vasile Goldis University, Arad), On the shift of geometrical problem solving: Descartes and some of this precursors


For information please contact Dana Jalobeanu (dana.jalobeanu@celfis.ro) or Doina-Cristina Rusu (dc.rusu@yahoo.com)

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