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Diagrams Workshop


SCHEDULE

Feb. 10, 2017:

9:30 – 9:45                  Introductions and Welcome

9:45 – 11:15                Chair: Michael Friedman

Paula Findlen – Projecting Nature: Agostino Scilla’s Fossil Illustrations

Jessica Carter – The Role of Figures in Contemporary Mathematics

11:15-11:45                 Break

11:45-1:15                   Chair: John Mumma

Silvia De Toffoli – Thinking with Diagrams: The Case of Mathematics

Valeria Giardino – The Role of Cognitive Tools in the Sciences

1:15-2:45                     Lunch

2:45 – 4:15                 Chair: Londa Schiebinger

James Griesemer – Thoughts on the Role of Semi-Diagrams in Modern Biological Sciences

Greg Priest – Diagrams as Tools: The Case of Darwin’s “Tree of Life”

4:15 – 4:45                  Break

4:45 – 5:30                  Chair: Jemma Lorenat

Kenneth Manders – On Geometric Thought

6:30 – 8:30                 Dinner for speakers and chairs (at Vero restaurant)


Feb. 11, 2017:

9:30 – 11:00        Chair: Beth Kessler

Melissa Lo – Descartes without Pictures

Jennifer Pegg –   Audacious Psyche: Visual Representation and the Evolutionary Ideas of John Pringle Nichol

11:00 – 11:30              Break

11:30 – 1:00                Chair: Reviel Netz

Karine Chemla – The Proof is in the Diagram

Eunsoo Lee – Toward a Critical Edition with Archetypal Diagrams

1:00 – 2:30                  Lunch

2:30 – 3:15                 Chair: Tom Ryckman

Norton Wise – On the Stories Told by Indicator Diagrams and Carnot Diagrams

3:15 – 3:45                  Break

3:45 – 5:00                  Comment Session + Roundtable

(5-10 minutes per commentator, followed by general discussion)

John Bender (English)

Michael Marrinan (Art and Art History)

Marco Panza (Philosophy of Mathematics/History of Mathematics)

Rasmus Winther (Philosophy of Science)

Jessica Riskin (History of Science)

5:00                             Workshop Close

6:30 – 8:30                 Dinner for speakers and chairs (at Bangkok Cuisine)

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