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Dr. Marco Panza

Schmid College of Science and Technology; Department of Philosophy, Mathematics
Office Location: Smith Hall 120
Office Hours: R 9:00-4:00 by appt.


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

“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”, forthcoming in De Mathematicae atque philosophicae Elegantia - Notas festivas para Abel Lassalle Casanave, College Publications, UK, 2021, forthcoming
Diagrams in Greek Geometrical Analysis, forthcoming in Philosophia Scientiae
(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.