Rethinking the Constituents of Early Modern Science

The workshop is organised in the framework of the research projects Making Modern Science: tracing the dynamics of a ‘Cartesian Newtonian textbook’ during the Scientific Revolution (PN-III-P1-1.1-TE-2019-0841) and Recipes, ‘technologies’, experiments: Enactment and the emergence of modern science (PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2020-0251), with the support of the ICUB-Humanities.

The workshop will take place at ICUB Humanities, Dimitrie Brândza 1. 


09:00-09:45 Dana Jalobeanu, Globular Fire: Re-Enacting Francis Bacon’s Experiments in Seventeenth Century England

09:45-10:30 Oana Matei, Building an Early Modern Science of Vegetation: Nehemiah Grew’s Inquiries into the “Anatomy of Plants”

10:30-11:15 Mihnea Dobre, Authorities and Historiographical Categories in Early Modern Texts: Cartesianism

11:15-11:30 coffee break

11:30-12:15 Ovidiu Babes, The Experimentalism of Jacques Rohault
12:15-13:00 Grigore Vida, The Text and Context of the Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence

13-14 lunch break

14-15 Kirsten Walsh, Demonstrations, Definitions and Newton’s Experimental Philosophy


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