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06.12.2011 at 14:26:38
 
The job add for "Two Post-doctoral Fellowships for one year" at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (Independent Research Group on Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space; Director: Vincenzo De Risi) is at https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=43874 .
 
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Research projects should concern the history of geometry, the history of mathematical epistemology or the history of the concept of space from the Ancient to the Early Modern Age. Possible topics include:
• The history of elementary geometry and Euclid’s Elements in Antiquity and the Renaissance.
• The philosophy of mathematics from Antiquity to the 18th century.
• The conception of space from Descartes to Kant.
• The beginnings of projective geometry.
• Optics and the theory of vision.

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The deadline for applications is 2012-02-15.
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