CELFIS, Facultatea de Filosofie, Universitatea din Bucuresti

From natural history to science
The emergence of experimental philosophy

Workshop organized as part of the CNCS grant PN-II-ID-PCE-2011-3-0719.

18 iunie 2012
Facultatea de Filosofie
Splaiul Independentei 204
Amfiteatrul Mircea Florian


14.00-15.00 Sebastian Mateiescu. Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560) on experience and observation

15.00 – 16.00 Mihnea Dobre. Knowledge and Certainty in the foundation of Cartesian natural philosophy.

16.00-16.30 Coffee break

16.30-17.30 Dana Jalobeanu. Experiments, discovery and the rules of experientia literata: from the art of experience to the logic of discovery.

17.30-18.30 Laura Georgescu & Dana Jalobeanu. The modes of experientia literata and the making of Sylva Sylvarum

18.30-19.30 Doina-Cristina Rusu. Giambattista Della Porta’s Natural Magic – a source for Francis Bacon’s Sylva Sylvarum. The natural history of plants.

Everyone invited to attend. The papers to be presented in this small workshop are pre-circulating in advance among the participants. For a copy of any of the papers write an email to dana.jalobeanu@celfis.ro