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Reviel Netz (Stanford University): Scale, Space, Canon: Parameters of Ancient Literary Practice

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 4:30pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22
232 East Ave, Central Campus

Netz's main field is the history of pre-modern mathematics. His research involves the wider issues of the history of cognitive practices, e.g. visual culture, the history of the book, and literacy and numeracy. His books from Cambridge University Press include The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics: a Study in Cognitive History (1999, Runciman Award), The Transformation of Early Mediterranean Mathematics: From Problems to Equations (2004), and Ludic Proof: Greek Mathematics and the Alexandrian Aesthetic (2009).

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Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Classics

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cascal

Contact E-Mail

lmb296@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Linda Brown

Contact Phone

607-255-3354

Speaker

Reviel Netz

Speaker Affiliation

Stanford Univerity

Dept. Web Site

http://classics.cornell.edu/

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