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We would like to announce the upcoming interdisciplinary workshop organized in the framework of the project From natural history to science (PN-II-ID-PCE-2011-3-0719). This event will take place between 6 and 7 December 2012 at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Bucharest.

Workshop Program:

Thursday 6th December

09:00-09:30 Opening addresses, coffee and cookies
09:30-10:30 Cesare Pastorino (University of Sussex), Francis Bacon’s Early Formulations of Experientia Literata
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Dana Jalobeanu (University of Bucharest), Bacon's Mature Form of Experientia Literata and Its Practical Uses
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 Iovan Drehe (Babes Bolyai University, Cluj), Rhetoric and the Baconian Experientia Literata
14.00-15.00 Sebastian Mateiescu (University of Bucharest), Francis Bacon on Potential Heat
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break
15:30-17.00 Round-up discussion: Bacon and Experiment
17.00-17.30 Tea, cookies
17.30-18.30 Invited talk: Daniel Andersson (University of Oxford), The Early Reception of Descartes in Hungary: A New Manuscript.
19:00 Dinner

Friday 7th December

09:00-09:30 Coffee and cookies
09:30-10:30 Richard Serjeantson (Cambridge University), Francis Willughby and the New Philosophy in Mid-Seventeenth Century England
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Oana Matei (Western University Vasile Goldis Arad, Romania), Vegetable Philosophy: John Evelyn's Technologies of Amelioration
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 Claudia Dumitru (University of Bucharest), Robert Hooke’s “Baconian Method”: Memory and Natural History
14:00-14:30 Coffee Break
14:30-15:30 Laura Georgescu (Ghent University), Processes of Experimentation: Gilbert's
Investigation of Magnetic Motions
15:30-17:30 Round-up discussion: Forms of Experimentation in Seventeenth-Century Natural Philosophy

Organizer: Dana Jalobeanu. Organizing and program committee: Mihnea Dobre, Sandra Dragomir, Claudia Dumitru, Sebastian Mateiescu, Cesare Pastorino
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