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Archimedes' On Floating Bodies: A Workshop with Reviel Netz.

  • What Workshop
  • When Sep 11, 2012 10:00 to Sep 13, 2012 03:00 (Europe/Berlin / UTC200)
  • Where Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, TOPOI-Haus, Hannoversche Straße 6, Room 1.03, 10115 Berlin
  • Attendees Reviel Netz Jonathan Beere
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Tuesday, September 11
10 – 12 Archimedes' Floating Bodies: Introduction to the State of the Text.
12 – 13 Break
13 – 15 The Character of Archimedes' Floating Bodies: Hints from the Diagrams.

Wednesday, September 12
10 – 12 Floating Bodies, section 1: the Law of Bouyancy.
12 – 13 Break
13 – 15 Floating Bodies, section 2: Stability of Spherical Segments.

Thursday, September 13
10 – 12 Floating Bodies, section 3: Stability of Paraboloids.
12 – 13 Break
13 – 15 Floating Bodies, section 4: one Proposition to end them all.

 

To register to the workshop, please contact Katrin Meinke.