Location:University of Berne, main building, and Restaurant Athen
This event is in the past.
English Presentations and Discussion Café
When Wednesday, 14 October from 20:00 to 21:00
Where Rest. Athen, Falkenplatz 1
Contact Graham Tritt
Deadline Please register by Tuesday, 13 October
Attendees are invited to attend the prior presentation on “Freedom and Imagination: the Subversive Power of Mathematics” at the University main building, room 110, from 18:15 to 19:45. Another presentation in English is on 28 October about Spinoza. These events are part of the University Collegium Generale interdisciplinary series on Religion and Tolerance, see www.collegiumgenerale.unibe.ch.
added on Saturday, 3rd October 2015 by Graham
The speaker on 14 October is Prof. Dr. Claudio Bartocci, Institut für Mathematik, Università degli Studi di Genova. I can't find anything on him except a letter comparing Poincare the mathematician with Rimbaud the poet on http://paperity.org/p/73291844/letter-from-the-editor
Claudio Bartocci is associate professor of mathematics at the Univesity of Genoa. His research interests are focused on the following topics: algebraic geometry and mathematical physics, history of the mathematical thought in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, philosophy of mathematics.