Resources SAW papers

Here are listed papers which have been published in relation to the SAW project.

Chemla, Karine
♦ “La diversité des cultures mathématiques : un passé et quelques futurs possibles ”, Gazette des mathématiciens, vol 150, 2016, pp. 16-30.
Text of Plenary talk at conference of the EMS. English translation forthcoming in Newsletter de l’European Mathematical Society.
♦ “Reading The History Manifesto as a historian of mathematics in ancient China”,
Isis, University of Chicago Press, vol 107 (2), 2016, pp. 324-333
♦ “Review of Hudecek, Reviving Ancient Chinese Mathematics. Mathematics, history and politics in the work of Wu Wen-Tsun, Routledge, 2014”, Isis, University of Chicago Press, 2016, vol 107 (4), pp 894-896.
♦ “Observing mathematical practices as a key to mining our sources and conducting conceptual history. Division in ancient China as a Case study“, Preprint given for the conference “Rethinking Science after the Practice Turn”, Léna Soler & the group PratiSciens, June 19-20 2012. This draft was revised to be published in: Léna Soler, Sjoerd Zwart, Michael Lynch & Vincent Israël-Jost (eds.),  Science after the Practice Turn in Philosophy, History, and the Social Studies of Science, Routledge, 2014, pp. 238-268
♦ “Shedding some light on a possible origin of the concept of fraction in China. Division as a link between the newly discovered manuscripts and The Gnomon of the Zhou [dynasty], Sudhoffs Archiv, 97 (2), 2013, pp. 174-198
♦ “The Dangers and Promises of Comparative History of Science”, Sartoniana, 27, 2014, Sarton Chair of the History of Sciences, University of Ghent, Belgium, pp. 13-44

Chemla, Karine & Ma Biao
♦ “How do the earliest known mathematical writings highlight the state’s management of grains in early imperial China?”, Archive for history of exact sciences, 69 (1), 2015 (2014), pp. 1-53

Keller, Agathe
♦ “Hindu nationalism and History of Science: some reflexions “, Paper given at the Science Museum in Oslo, 23 October 2013.
♦ “History of mathematical education in ancient, medieval and pre modern India”, in Handbook on the History of Mathematics Education ed. Schubring and Karp. Part II, Chapter IV, pp. 70-83, 2014.
♦ “Commencements et origines en mathématiques; des rituels pour conjurer l’abîme ?”, in Revue Esquisses, Numéro « Commencements », Editions du Félin, février 2015, pp. 63-72.

Michel, Cécile
♦ “A clay manuscript with cuneiform signs from very different periods” / Ein Tonmanuskript mit Keilschriftzeichen aus sehr verschiedenen Zeiten“, Manuscript of the month 10/2013, Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC), 2014
♦ “Lettres d’une Assyrienne à son mari et réponse de ce dernier (XIXe siècle av. J.-C.) : comptes entre époux“, Images des Maths, 2015

Middeke-Conlin, Robert  & Proust, Christine
♦ “Interest, price, and profit: an overview of mathematical economics in YBC 4698“, cdli, Cuneiform Digital Library Journal,  2014-003
♦  “Mesopotamia in the context of SAW, goals and aims“,  poster, 58e Rencontre Assyriologique, Leiden, July 16 – 20, 2012. Layout and type setting by Nad Fachard (2012). Click on the thumbnail image for the full size pdf poster.

Morgan, Daniel
♦ “A Sphere unto Itself: the Death and Medieval Framing of the History of Chinese Cosmology“, Historia scientiarum, 2017
♦ “Mercury and the Case for Plural Planetary Traditions in Early Imperial China” in J. Steele, The Circulation of Astronomical Knowledge in the Ancient World (Time, astronomy, and calendars, v. 6), Brill, 2016, pp. 416-450
♦ Book review : “David W. Pankenier, Astrology and Cosmology in Early China: Conforming Earth to Heaven“, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Cambridge, 2014, vol 77(2), pp. 404-406

Morgan, Daniel (墨子涵) & Chemla, Karine(林力娜)
♦ “Ye you lunzhe xiede: Zhangjiashan Han jian Suan shu shu xieshou yu bianxu chutan’ 也有輪着寫的:張家山漢簡『筭數書』寫手與編序初探“, Jianbo 簡帛, 2016, vol 12, pp. 235-251
This article examines the bamboo manuscript Suan shu shu 筭數術 (Writings on Mathematical Procedures) from Zhangjiashan 張家山 tomb 247 (sealed ≥ 186 BCE) for evidence of multiple scribal hands. The English version of this article will be online soon.

Proust, Christine
♦ “Problèmes de partage : des cadastres à l’arithmétique“, in CultureMATH, 2012.
♦ “Explicit Versus Tacit Knowledge in Mathematics“, in Oberwolfach Reports (Tom Archibald , Jeanne Peiffer , Norbert Schappacher, eds), 2012, Vol. 9/Issue  1, pp.131-210.
Du calcul flottant en Mésopotamie“, La Gazette des Mathématiciens, Société Mathématique de France, 2013, pp.23-48
♦ “Reading Colophons from Mesopotamian Clay‐tablets Dealing with Mathematics“, NTM Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Technik und Medizin, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2012, pp.123-156.
♦ “Mathématiques en Mésopotamie“, Images des Maths, 2014
♦ “Préface de la Brochure IREM “Les Mathématiques en Mésopotamie -Niveaux 6ème et 5ème“, Brochure IREM, 2015
♦ “Trouver toutes les diagonales“, Images des Maths, 2015

Schmitt, Stéphane & Loveland, Jeff
♦ “Poinsinet’s Edition of the Naturalis historia (1771–1782) and the Revival of Pliny in the Sciences of the Enlightenment“,  Annals of Science, UK, Vol. 72/Issue  1, pp. 2-27.

Smadja, Ivahn
♦ “Sanskrit versus Greek ‘Proofs’ : History of Mathematics at the Crossroads of Philology and Mathematics in Nineteenth-Century Germany“, Revue d’Histoire des Mathématiques 21, fascicule 2 (2015), 217-349
♦ “On two conjectures that shaped the historiography of indeterminate analysis: Strachey and Chasles on Sanskrit sources“, Revue d’Histoire des Mathématiques 43 (2016), 217-349, pp.241-287

Schneider, Martina
♦ “Book Review“,  Historia Mathematica, 2016, Vol. 43/Issue  2, pp. 209-213

Zhu Yiwen
♦ “Different Cultures of Computation in Seventh Century China from the Viewpoint of Square Root Extraction”, Historia Mathematica, 2015.
♦ “A Preliminary Research on the Mathematical Knowledge in the Confucian Classics: The Case of Jia Gongyan’s commentary on Rites of Zhou”, Studies in the History of Natural Sciences, 2015