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Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
April 67, 2013 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1088
Associate secretaries:
Steven H. Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics

Saturday April 6, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, I
Room S109, Stokes Hall
Organizers:
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu
V. Frederick Rickey, United States Military Academy

8:00 a.m.
"Epistemic Cultures" and the History of Mathematics.
Hardy Grant*, York University, Toronto
(108801104)

8:30 a.m.
Mathematics as Mind Training: The History of a Complex of Educational Ideas.
David Lindsay Roberts*, Prince George's Community College
(10880153)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical Tables in Nineteenth Century America.
Scott B. Guthery*, Docent Press
(10880116)

9:30 a.m.
Precomputer number crunching: computational aids and techniques in Indian mathematics.
Kim Plofker*, Union College
(108801285)

10:00 a.m.
The Evolution of Mathematics in Ancient China: From the Newly Discovered Shu and Suan shu shu Bamboo Texts to the Nine Chapters on the Art of Mathematics.
Joseph W. Dauben*, Lehman College, City University of New York
(10880169)

10:30 a.m.
Correcting an Error in Book I of Archimedes' "On Floating Bodies".
Chris Rorres*, University of Pennsylvania, Kennett Square, PA
(10880138)

Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, II
Room S109, Stokes Hall
Organizers:
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu
V. Frederick Rickey, United States Military Academy

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, III
Room S109, Stokes Hall
Organizers:
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu
V. Frederick Rickey, United States Military Academy
Inquiries: meet@ams.org