Vincenzo De Risi

Visiting Whitney J. Oates Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Department of Philosophy (Spring 2020)

Vincenzo De Risi is professor, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.

Professor De Risi specializes in the history of philosophy and has brought the geometrical work of Leibniz to new clarity and significance. His sojourn at Princeton as Visiting Whitney J. Oates Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Department of Philosophy will feature his work on the space of Euclidian geometry, as well as his history of the idea of space itself as an object of geometry and scientific study.

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