Science in 1650: Skepticism, the Algebraization of Geometry, and the “Republic of Letters”. Friday, September 30, 2011

Join us at 5:30 on Friday, September 30 for a presentation by Craig Squires on:

Science in 1650: Skepticism, the Algebraization of Geometry, and the “Republic of Letters”.

Craig Squires (PhD, U of Toronto) was an Assistant Professor of Philosophy for a few years, at U of Toronto and U of Alberta. His areas of research include philosophy of mathematics and logic, and the history of philosophy, including Descartes. He is currently a systems administrator, managing the ACEnet HPC cluster at MUN.

The presentation will begin at 5:30, in the expanded Bar of the Spirit of Newfoundland’s Masonic Temple, downtown on Cathedral Street.   Click here for directions.

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