John Wallis, 12-14 April

April 2, 2010

JOHN WALLIS AS CORRESPONDENT AND CONTROVERSIALIST

Jesus College, Oxford; 12 – 14 April 2010

——— Programme ———

MONDAY 12 APRIL

CHAIR: PIETRO CORSI
17.00 Welcome and opening of the Symposium
17.15 Doug Jesseph (University of South Florida)
Wallis and Hobbes

TUESDAY 13 April

CHAIR: NOEL MALCOLM
9.30 Jackie Stedall (The Queen’s College)
Wallis as controversialist: the arguments with the French

10.45 COFFEE / TEA / JUICE

11.15 Niccolò Guicciardini (University of Bergamo)
Wallis as correspondent and editor of Newton’s mathematical work

13.00 LUNCH

14.00 Conducted tour of the University Archives
HOST: Simon Bailey (Keeper of the Archives, University of Oxford)

15.45 COFFEE / TEA / JUICE

CHAIR: CHARLES WEBSTER
16.15 Will Poole (New College)
Vectors in Oxford-London relations in later 17th-century scholarship
17.30 Philip Beeley (Linacre College)
‘At their majesties service’: Wallis as cryptographer and controversialist

WEDNESDAY 14 April

CHAIR: RHODRI LEWIS
9.30 David Cram (Jesus College)
Wallis and grammar

10.45 COFFEE / TEA / JUICE

11.15 Jaap Maat (University of Amsterdam)
Wallis and Holder on teaching language to the deaf
Auditors are welcome.
Enquiries should be directed to David Cram at david.cram@jesus.ox.ac.uk.

Philip Beeley
David Cram
Jaap Maat

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