MALET TOMAS, ANTONI

University Professor
Departament d'Humanitats

+34 93 542 2542
[email protected]
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27 08005 Barcelona


Antoni Malet, Professor of History of Science at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, majored in Mathematics (Universitat de Barcelona) and got a doctorate in History at Princeton University. He has been research fellow or visiting professor at the universities of Princeton, California (San Diego), Toronto, París VII, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin),and the Institute of Advanced Studies (Paris). Editorial Board member of Annals of Science and Historia Mathematica, where he served as Book Review Editor (2006-2011), he is Fellow of the Académie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences, and currently the President of the European Society for the History of Science (2016-2018). His research focuses mainly on 16th- and 17th-century mathematics and optics, optical and mathematical instruments, and the early modern philosophy of mathematics. He has also worked on the politics and institutions of science in Francoist Spain and their legacy. He is currently working on the sociological understanding of conceptual change in early modern mathematics.

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