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The EMPHASIS seminar: Practical Mathematics and the Military Gentleman

///The EMPHASIS seminar: Practical Mathematics and the Military Gentleman

The EMPHASIS seminar: Practical Mathematics and the Military Gentleman

The EMPHASIS seminar on early modern philosophy and history of science, held in the School of Advanced Study, London, begins its seventh series on Saturday 3 October, when Dr Steve Walton (Pennsylvania State University and Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Leeds) will give a paper on ‘Practical Mathematics and the Military Gentleman’.

Other speakers this year include: Pamela H. Smith, John Henry, Richard Serjeantson, William Poole, Rhodri Lewis, Wouter Hanegraff, Sophie Weeks, Cesare Pastorino, Kathryn Murphy, Anthony Ossa-Richardson, Peter Jones, Jennifer Rampling and Elizabeth Scott-Baumann. This year there will be three multi-speaker colloquia on Mediaeval Alchemy, Francis Bacon and Early Modern Heterodoxies.

If you would like to be emailed a copy of the programme or be added to our email list please contact the organizer Dr Stephen Clucas: [email protected].

For the most up-to-date information on the seminar please the seminar web-page:

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/seminars/Emphasis/index.htm

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