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Fumikazu Saito

  • Dr
  • Professor / researcher
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo
  • 29PublicationsNumber of items in Fumikazu's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

technology and mathematics in sixteenth and seventeenth centuriessciencethe idea of experiment and experienceapparatus and scientific instrumentsnatural magicHistory of Science; History of Mathematics; natural philosophy

About

Fumikazu Saito is currently Professor at the Program in the Mathematics Education/PUCSP/Brazil and the History of Science/PUCSP/Brazil. He holds a Ph.D. in History of Science and is a research fellow at CESIMA (Simão Mathias Center of Graduate Studies in History of Science, PUC/ Brazil) where he works on the following topics: natural philosophy, natural magic, apparatus and scientific instruments, the idea of experiment and experience, science, technology and mathematics in sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He has been a department guest at History Department in Stanford University (2007 and 2010) and Philosophy and Social Science Department in Università degli Studi di Siena (2007). He is editor History of Science and Teaching: Building Interfaces (ISSN: 2178-2911).

Recent publications

  • A conciliação de procedimento e resultado: alguns aspectos da hidrostática de Pascal

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  • A idéia de experiência e o mapeamento dos fenômenos no MAGIA NATURALIS de Giambattista della Porta (1535-1615): um estudo preliminar

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Professional experience

Professor / researcher

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo

August 2008 - Present

Education

PhD in History of Science

PEPG em História da Ciência/CESIMA/PUCSP

January 2004 - May 2008(4 years)