The Scientific Revolutions of the 16th and 17th Centuries

Analysis and synthesis in Hero of Alexandria

speaker: Fabio Acerbi (Liceo Magrini - Gemona del Friuli)

abstract: Several proofs by analysis and synthesis in works ascribed to Hero of Alexandria are discussed. It is argued that such proofs represent heterodox and original applications of the standard scheme.

timetable:
Fri 16 Sep, 11:00 - 12:00, Aula Dini
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