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Dr. Marco Panza

Schmid College of Science and Technology; Department of Philosophy, Mathematics
Office Location: Hashinger Science Center 218
Office Hours: By appointment


Marco Panza (Ph.D., University of Genova, Italy) is Presidential Fellow and Visiting Professor at Chapman University. Dr. Panza is Director of Research in History and Philosophy of Sciences at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), attached to the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. His current research focuses on areas in the history and philosophy of science, mathematics, and logic, including Descartes, Newton, the scientific revolution, Frege, and the origins of analytical philosophy. He is author of well over 100 articles and books, including Plato's Problem: An Introduction to Mathematical Platonism ( Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013); “The Varieties of Indispensability Arguments,” (Synthese 2016); and “The Twofold Role of Diagrams in Euclid's Plane Geometry” (Synthese 2012).


Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

“Platonism, De Re, and (Philosophy of) Mathematical Practice”, forthcoming in Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematical Practice, Springer.
(With A. Arana, ed. by) Précis de philosophie de la logique et des mathématiques. Vol. 2. Philosophie des mathématiques, Ed. de la Sorbonne, Paris, 2022.
(with F. Boccuni) “Frege’s Theory of Real Numbers: A Consistent Rendering” Review of Symbolic Logic, vol. 15, n. 3, 2022, pp. 624-667.
(with T. Archibald, R. T. W. Arthur, G. Ferraro, J. Gray, D. Jesseph, J. Lützen, D. Rabouin and G. Schubring) “A Question of Fundamental Methodology: Reply to Mikhail Katz and His Coauthors”, The Mathematical Intelligencer, 2022, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00283-022-10217-7
Modes de l’analyse et formes de la geometrie, Vrin (coll. Mathesis), Paris, 2021.
“Anzahlen and Werthverläufe. Are there Objects other than Value-Ranges in Frege’s Universe? An Argument from Grundgesetze, §§ I.34-4”, in F. Boccuni and A. Sereni (eds.), Origins and Varieties if Logicism, Routledge, London, 2021, pp. 79-118.
“Anzahlen et Werthverläufe : quelques remarques sur les §§ I.34-40 des Grundgesetze de Frege”, in E. Haffner and D. Rabouin (eds.), L’Épistémologie du dedans. Mélanges en l’honneur de Hourya Benis-Sinaceur, Classiques Garnier, Paris, 2021, pp. 141-189
“Qué podría haber sido la universalidad para Euclides”, in G. D. Secco, F. T. Sautter and O. M. Esquisabel, W. Sanz (eds), De Mathematicae atque philosophicae Elegantia. Notas festivas para Abel Lassalle Casanave, College Publications, UK, 2021, pp. 133-143.
(With. Gianluca Longa), “Diagrams in Greek Geometrical Analysis”, Philosophia Scientiae, 25(3), 2021, pp. 81-102.
“Analysis, Constructions & Diagrams in Classical Geometry”, Metodo. International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy, 9, 1, 2021., pp. 181-219.
(with D. Napoletani et D. Struppa), “The Agnostic Structure of Data Science Method”, Lato Sensu, vol. 8, n. 2, 2021, pp. 44-57.
“Analysis, Constructions & Diagrams in Classical Geometry”, forthcoming in Metodo. International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy, 9, 1, 2021, forthcoming.
(with F. Boccuni) “Frege’s Theory of Real Numbers: A Consistent Rendering” Review of Symbolic Logic, FirstView: DOI 10.1017/S17550203200026X.