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 | |
9h30 | Registration | ||
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 |
16h30 | Final Remarks |
Conference Dinner will take place on September 20th.