Workshop "Early 18th-century Experimental Philosophy in the Dutch Republic" (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 7/07/2014)

Colloque organisé par le Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science de la Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) et le National Committee for Logic, History and Philosophy of Science.
 
8h40-8h45 "Introduction" - Steffen Ducheyne (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
 
8h45-9h30  "Local traditions in the making of Dutch Newtonianism" - Gerhard Wiesenfeldt (University of Melbourne)
 
9h30-10h15 "German traces in Dutch experimental philosophy" - F.J. Dijksterhuis (University of Twente)
 
10h45-11h30 "Aspects of Petrus van Musschenbroek’s appropriation of Newton’s natural-philosophical methodology" - Steffen Ducheyne (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
 
11h30-12h Presentation of the FWO-funded research project "In the footsteps of Isaac Newton? W. J. ’s Gravesande’s scientific methodology" - Jip van Besouw (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
 
13h45-14h30 "Probability, moral certainty and evidence in Willem ’s Gravesande’s natural philosophy" - Anne-Lise Rey (Université de Lille I)
 
14h30-15h15 "Experiment’s journey at Leiden: From compromise to justified scientific method" - Tammy Nyden (Grinnell College, Iowa)
 
15h45-16h30 "The truth in a layer of clay: A replication of ’s Gravesande’s vis viva experiment" - Ad Maas and Tiemen Cocquyt (Boerhaave Museum, Leiden)
 
16h30-17h "Concluding remarks" - Eric Jorink (Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands and Leiden University)
 
Le mardi 7 juillet 2014.
 
Organisateurs : Stephen Ducheyne et Jip van Besouw.
 
Palais des Académies (Salle Rubens)
Rue Ducale, 1
1000 Bruxelles

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