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13 - 14 July 2018, Workshop "Mathematics & Its Philosophy between the 18th and the 19th century", Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Date: 13 - 14 July 2018
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Deadline: Monday 7 May 2018

The e-Ideas 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.

Confirmed keynote speakers: Paola Basso (University of Bucharest, Romania), Paola Cantù (Université Aix-Marseille, France), Jeremy Heis (University of California, Irvine, U.S.A.) and James Tappenden (University of Michigan, U.S.A.).

Authors are invited to submit an abstract of their talk of 300-500 words, excluding bibliography. Talks should be about 40 minutes in length, followed by a short Q/A session. Please make sure your abstract is prepared for double-blind review.

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 18th and 19th century mathematics
- Bernard Bolzano’s mathematical work and its influence
- Issues in the mathematical practice of the 19th century

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