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Conferences @ McGill: Histoire et Philosophie des Sciences / History and Philosophy of Science

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Université McGill
Histoire et Philosophie des Sciences
Série de conférences automne 2007

Notre série de conférences scientifiques continue ce semestre, avec cinq exposés en format séminaire-atelier, ainsi qu’une conférence publique. Ouvert à tous. Veuillez noter les variations d’horaire et de lieu. Les conférences et discussions se tiennent pour la plupart en anglais,
mais des questions en français seront bienvenues.

Sauf indication contraire, tous les séminaires auront lieu au pavillon « Social Studies of Medicine », 3647 rue Peel (au-dessus de l’avenue du Docteur Penfield).

Seminaires d’automne 2007

Jeudi, 4 octobre, 17h30
Matthew Jones (Columbia University)
Artisans and their Philosophers:
Making and Reflecting Upon Early Modern Calculating Machines

* Mardi, 16 octobre, 17h *
Paula Findlen (Stanford University)
Living in the Shadow of Galileo: Antonio Baldigiani, a Jesuit
Scientist in Late Seventeenth-Century Rome
Paula Findlen donnera une conférence publique le 15 October (v. plus bas)

Jeudi, 8 novembre, 17h30
Larry Stewart (University of Saskatchewan)
Human Experimentation in the Eighteenth Century

Jeudi, 22 novembre, 17h30
Suman Seth (Cornell University)
Crafting the Quantum: Arnold Sommerfeld and the Practice of Theory

* Vendredi, 30 November, 12h30 *
Charles Wolfe (University of Sydney)
L’organisme a-t-il un statut ontologique?
Co-parraîné avec CIRST (UQAM); aura lieu au
Pavillon Thérèse-Casgrain, salle W-3235
455 René-Lévesque Est (coin St-Denis), 3e étage

Conférence publique
La conférence D. Lorne Gales en histoire des sciences

Le lundi, 15 octobre, 2007, 18h
Paula Findlen
(Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History, Stanford University)
After Leonardo: The Artist as Scientist in Seventeenth-Century Italy
Moot Court
Chancellor Day Hall, 3644 rue Peel (au-dessus de l’ave. du Dr Penfield)

Pour en savoir plus:
http://www.mcgill.ca/hpsc/seminars/

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McGill University
History and Philosophy of Science
Fall 2007

This term the McGill HPS series continues with five seminars and one public lecture.
All are welcome. Please note the variations in day and time. Unless otherwise stated, the seminars will be held in the Don Bates Seminar Room, Social Studies of Medicine Building,
3647 Peel (above ave Dr Penfield)

Seminar series Fall 2007

Thursday, 4 October, 5:30pm
Matthew Jones (Columbia University)
Artisans and their Philosophers:
Making and Reflecting Upon Early Modern Calculating Machines

* Tuesday, 16 October, 5pm *
Paula Findlen (Stanford University)
Living in the Shadow of Galileo: Antonio Baldigiani,
a Jesuit Scientist in Late Seventeenth-Century Rome
Professor Findlen will also give a public lecture on Monday 15
October (see below)

Thursday, 8 November, 5:30pm
Larry Stewart (University of Saskatchewan)
Human Experimentation in the Eighteenth Century

Thursday, 22 November, 5:30pm
Suman Seth (Cornell University)
Crafting the Quantum: Arnold Sommerfeld and the Practice of Theory

* Friday, 30 November, 12:30pm * (Note day and time)
Charles Wolfe (University of Sydney)
L’organisme a-t-il un statut ontologique?
Co-sponsored with CIRST (UQAM); seminar held at
Pavillon Thérèse-Casgrain, room W-3235
455 René-Lévesque East (at St-Denis), 3e étage

Public Lecture
The D. Lorne Gales Lecture in the History of Science

Monday 15 October, 2007, 6pm
Paula Findlen
(Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History, Stanford University)
After Leonardo: The Artist as Scientist in Seventeenth-Century Italy
Moot Court
Chancellor Day Hall, 3644 rue Peel (above ave Dr Penfield)

For more information, including abstracts of talks, see:
http://www.mcgill.ca/hpsc/seminars/

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