Bernard Bolzano
Talks

Talks

The following is a list of some of the lectures on Bolzano’s mathematics and related topics in logic and philosophy. This list is under constant revision but is not meant to be exhaustive and will initially only include talks from 2000.


2022

On Limits and Values: their Concepts and Expressions”, by Steve Russ and Elías Fuentes Guillén, as part of the BSHM Conference The History of Mathematical Analysis.
“From natural to artificial: The mathematization of logical consequence in Bolzano and Tarski”, by Lassi Saario, as part of the Conference “Philosophical roots of mathematical logic”.
“Bernard Bolzano and the philosophical roots of Proof-theory”, by Stefania Centrone, as part of the Conference “Philosophical roots of mathematical logic”.
Feeling for a Context: Bernard Bolzano and his Contexts”, Lecture by Steve Russ at the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences.
“Mathematical Education as Culture: The Case of Bernard Bolzano in Prague”, by Davide Crippa, as part of the Mathematical Cultures seminar series.
“Bolzano’s 1804 Betrachtungen Reconsidered”, by Davide Crippa and Elías Fuentes Guillén, as part of the Workshop La Génesis de la Geometría.
Bolzano’s measurable numbers and the arithmetization of analysis”, by Anna Bellomo, as part of the PhilMath / EXPRESS Seminar.
“Bernard Bolzano and Paradoxes of the Infinite”, by Petra Bušková, as part of the Research in Progress 2022 meeting of the British Society for the History of Mathematics.
“Part-Whole Reasoning and Infinite Sums in Bolzano’s Paradoxes of the Infinite”, by Guillaume Massas, as part of the Seminar Infini mathématique.
“Bolzano’s Early Research on Elementary Geometry”, by Davide Crippa, as part of the conference Modern Geometry and its Foundations.

2021

“The Grounds of Quantified Sentences: A Bolzanian Solution to the Paradoxes of Grounding”, by Francesco Genco, as part of the Explanatory Inference Seminar.
“The 1804 examination for the chair of Elementary Mathematics at Prague University”, by Elías Fuentes Guillén and Davide Crippa, as part of the Seminar on the History and Didactics of Mathematics in Brno. Announcement.
“Le Rein analytischer Beweis de Bolzano”, by Hourya Benis-Sinaceur, as part of the 13th French PhilMath Workshop.
“The tensions underlying Bolzano’s Grössenlehre”, by Elías Fuentes Guillén, as part of the Joint BSHM – CSHPM/SCHPM Conference.
Bolzano, Collections, Sets and Infinity”, by Anna Bellomo, as part of the activities of the Φ-Math reading group.

2020

Bolzano’s Mathematical Infinite”, by Anna Bellomo and Guillaume Massas, as part of the Midwest PhilMath Workshop and as part of the 12th French PhilMath Workshop.

2019

Visions in the Night: Bolzano’s Anticipations of Continuity”, by Steve Russ, as part of the BSHM Christmas Meeting.
“The notion of quantities 𝜔 in the early works of Bolzano”, by Elías Fuentes Guillén, as part of the 3rd Franco-Mexican Advanced Seminar in the History and Philosophy of Science.
“‘Proving what everyone already knows’: Bolzano’s conceptual analysis”, by Hourya Benis-Sinaceur, as part of the 10th PhilMath Intersem.

2018

Lecture Bolzano’s early mathematical concepts: old terms within new practices?”, by Elías Fuentes Guillén, as part of a Josef Dobrovský Fellowship. Chaired by Steve Russ. Announcement.

2014

Mathesis universalis in Bohemia: Bolzano on collections”, by Paul Rusnock, on the occasion of Joseph A. Novak‘s retirement celebration.

2013

Bolzanovy analytické úvahy. Základy matematiky očima Bernarda Bolzana”, by Alena Šolcová.

2011

“Representation of Bolzano’s content inferences with singular terms in the language of predicate logic”, by Борис Ивановичc Федоров, as part of the 14th CLMPS.