Talks: Each talk will last no more than 35 minutes followed by 10 minutes of discussion (except the invited talks).
|Monday 18th September||Tuesday 19th September||Wednesday 20th September|
|10h||Opening Remarks and Opening Lecture: R. DiSalle – The method and metaphysics of Newton’s mathematical physics||Invited Lecture: I. Smadja – The Mechanical Import of Numbers : From French Geometrical Mechanics to German Hypercomplex Numbers||Invited Lecture: H. Pulte- There is only one system of the world to be discovered’? . On the fate of mathematical reason in rational mechanics from Newton to Lagrange|
|11h||Coffee Break||Coffee Break||Coffee Break|
|11h30||Contributed Lectures – Chair: K. H. Schlote.
· A. Islami – Symmetry in Newton’s Age
· O. Rechter – Axioms and Definitions for Arithmetic, and Pure Mechanics: Kant vs. Newton and Schultz
|Contributed Lectures – Chair: M. J. García-Pérez
· N. Michel – On Chasles’ geometrical theory of attraction
· R. Pisano & P. Bussotti – Reading Mathematics and Mechanics in Newton’s Geneva Edition ([1739-1742] 1822): Historical-Epistemological Reflections and NoS
|Contributed Lectures – Chair: G. Schiemer
· S. Costreie – Leibniz’s mathematical model for the infinite divisibility of matter
· D. Molinini – Mathematics in (and for) application: the case of Lagrange multipliers
|13h||Lunch Break||Lunch Break||Lunch Break|
|15h||Contributed Lectures – Chair: E. Fuentes Guillén
· J. Navarro – Mathematics, military arts and mechanics in Spain from 16th to 19th century
Lecture: M. de Paz & J. Ferreirós – From Gauss to Riemann through Jacobi: Interactions between Geometry and Mechanics?
|Contributed Lectures – Chair: D. Molinini
· Y. van den Abbeel – Geometry and Mechanics in the Preface of Newton’s Principia
· J. Kouneiher – Newton’s mechanics and the idea of unification in Sciences and Mathematics
· E. Giovannini & G. Schiemer – Implicit definitions and the development of modern axiomatics
|Contributed Lectures – Chair: M. de Paz
· M. van Strien– Mechanics, mathematics, and the foundations of classical determinism
· C. Pincock – Mathematical Explanations of the Tides: From Newton to Laplace
Conference Dinner will take place on September 20th.