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The Language of Nature

The Language of Nature: Reconsidering the Mathematization of Science

Thursday, October 11, 2012 – Sunday, October 14, 2012

Submitted papers (links are password protected)

"The Mathematization of Nature in Descartes and the First Cartesians"
Roger Ariew (pdf)

"On the Premodern Theory of Motion: Galileo and Descartes"
Richard Arthur (pdf)

"Locke, Kant, Mathematics and Nature"
Emily Carson (pdf)

"The Role of Mathematical Practitioners and Mathematical Practice in the Scientific Revolution"
Lesley Cormack (pdf)

"Laws of Nature and the Mathematics of Motion"
Daniel Garber (pdf)

"The Necessitarian Threat of the Geometrical Method due to its Mathematizing of Nature"
Ursula Goldenbaum (pdf)

"'The marriage between mathematics and physics’: Francis Bacon’s theory of measurement and the four idols of Baconian scholarship"
Dana Jalobeanu (pdf)

"Ratios, Quotients, and the Language of Nature"
Douglas Jesseph (pdf)

"Color by Numbers: The Harmonious Palette in Early Modern Painting"
Eileen Reeves (pdf)

Philosophical Geometers and Geometrical Philosophers"
Christopher Smeenk (pdf) "

"The Scope and Limits of Mathematized Medicine from Descartes to Leibniz"
Justin Smith (pdf)

"Mathematical Models of Unity and Harmony in Seventeenth- Century Natural Philosophy: The Universality of the Laws of Nature"
Kurt Smith (pdf)

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