Philosophical Cosmology in Early Modern Europe

We are glad to announce the workshop "Philosophical Cosmology in Early Modern Europe" which is to take place on December 7, at the Institute for Research in Humanities, University of Bucharest (1 Dimitrie Brandza street). The Workshop focuses on philosophical cosmology in the Renaissance and Early Modern Europe (roughly late sixteenth century - mid-eighteen century).... Continue Reading →


Mathematizing Physics or Physicalizing Mixed Mathematics? (workshop)

Date: October 1-2. Organizers: Grigore Vida, Ovidiu Babeș Invited speaker: John Schuster (University of Sydney) Participants: Robert Arnăutu (independent, Cluj), Ovidiu Babeș (IRH-ICUB), Mihnea Dobre (IRH-ICUB), Dana Jalobeanu (IRH-ICUB), Grigore Vida (IRH-ICUB) The workshop is organized under the framework of the national research grant (code: PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2016-0228), “The emergence of mathematical physics in the context of experimental philosophy.”... Continue Reading →

Ramus and the Reform of Learning (workshop)

Organizers: Iovan Drehe, Koen Vermeir, Grigore Vida Invited speakers: Dominique Couzinet (Université Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne), Scott Mandelbrote (University of Cambridge) Participants: Ovidiu Babeș (IRH-ICUB), Mihnea Dobre (IRH-ICUB), Iovan Drehe (IRH-ICUB), Dana Jalobeanu (IRH-ICUB), Christa Lundberg (University of Cambridge), Koen Vermeir (CNRS/ IRH-ICUB), Grigore Vida (IRH-ICUB) The workshop is organized under the framework of the national... Continue Reading →

We’re hiring!

We are opening a research position within the project „The emergence of mathematical physics in the context of experimental philosophy” (Principal Investigator: Dana Jalobeanu). The position is for 1 year, renewable (for another year). The successful candidate should have a PhD (preferably in history of philosophy, early modern studies, history of mathematics), and  a significant... Continue Reading →

CFP: Journal of Early Modern Studies

Special Issue of the Journal of Early Modern Studies (November 2018) Editors: Dana Jalobeanu, Grigore Vida The Mathematization of Natural Philosophy between Practical Knowledge and Disciplinary Blending While most of the classical narratives about the “mathematization of nature” have become obsolete, questions concerned with the mathematization of natural philosophy are still central to the inquiries... Continue Reading →

CFP: Bucharest Graduate Conference in History and Philosophy of Science

Bucharest Graduate Conference in History and Philosophy of Science: Methodology, Experimental Practices and Concept Formation 16-17 March 2018 Keynote Speakers: Hasok Chang (Cambridge University), Laura Georgescu (University of Groningen), Friedrich Steinle (Technical University Berlin) Venue: IRH-ICUB, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest The Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, and the Institute for Research in... Continue Reading →

Bucharest Colloquium in Early Modern Science

Here is the programme of the Colloquium: Programme Bucharest Colloquium in Early Modern Science' Bucharest Colloquium in Early Modern Science: “Mathematical mixtures”: disciplines, epistemic genres and systems of practices in the (early) modern world The event will take place in Bucharest, March 13-15, 2018, at the Institute for Research in Humanities (1 Dimitrie Brandza street) Invited Speakers:... Continue Reading →

Mathematics and the Scientific Revolution

Our team took part in a two-days workshop organized by Niccolo Guicciardini at the University of Bergamo on mathematics in the Scientific revolution (October 5-7, 2016). The workshop was a gathering comprising some of the authors of a volume on the History of Philosophy of the Scientific Revolution edited by Dana Jalobeanu and David Marshall Miller (for Cambridge... Continue Reading →

Filosofia naturală, științele matematice și originile științei moderne: reflecții cu privire la tema „matematizării naturii”

Semestrul I, 2017-2018, curs de master (miercuri 16-20, amfiteatrul Titu Maiorescu) Cursul își propune, în acest an, să familiarizeze studenții cu una dintre temele fundamentale ale istoriei și filosofiei științei, tema „matematizării naturii”. Această temă este o importantă temă de cercetare în discipline dintre cele mai diverse: istoria filosofiei sau istoria ideilor (unde a și... Continue Reading →

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