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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
October 2425, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1114
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, I
Room 401, Langsdorf Hall Organizers: Jim Tattersall, Providence College TAT@providence.edu Shawn McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
Astronomical Algorithms in Medieval Islam: Geometry, Arithmetic, and the Unbridgeable Chasm.
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Quest University
(11140187)

8:30 a.m.
Insights into Bézout's theorem from Descartes to Pieri.
Elena Anne Corie Marchisotto*, California State University, Northridge California
(111401162)

9:00 a.m.
Geometry and the Incongruous Crow.
James T. Smith*, San Francisco State University
(11140166)

9:30 a.m.
The geometric representation of some classical series.
Mits Kobayashi*, Cal Poly Pomona
(111451347)

10:00 a.m.
Mathematical communities in the photographs of Paul Halmos.
Janet L Beery*, University of Redlands
(111401272)

10:30 a.m.
Recognizing Ricci.
Judith R Goodstein*, Visiting Associate, Einstein Papers Project, Caltech
(111401146)

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, II
Room 401, Langsdorf Hall Organizers: Jim Tattersall, Providence College TAT@providence.edu Shawn McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino

3:00 p.m.
Archimedes Redux Eureka Meets Mathematica, MATLAB & a 3D Printer in 2015.
Shirley B. Gray, Ph.D.*, California State Univ., Los Angeles
(11140134)

3:30 p.m.
Quadrivium: The Structure of Mathematics as Described in Isidore of Seville's Ethymologies.
Isabel M. Serrano*, California State University, Fullerton
Bogdan D Suceavă, California State University, Fullerton
Lucy H. Odom, San Francisco State University
(11140138)

4:00 p.m.
Motivated Proofs.
Rebecca Lea Morris*, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Philosophy
(111401193)

4:30 p.m.
Monism, pluralism, and the axiom of constructibility.
Jesse Elliott*, California State University, Channel Islands
(111400184)

5:00 p.m.
Mathematical rigor, modern logic, and elementary geometry.
John Mumma*, California State University, San Bernardino
(111403323)

5:30 p.m.
Representing the Heisenberg group: ideas from Frobenius to von Neumann.
Sergio Albeverio, University of Bonn
Ambar N Sengupta*, Louisiana State University
(11144346)
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