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Dr. Paolo Bussotti

Udine University, Italy

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Berlin, Germany

Liceo Scientifico (Scientific High School) Enriques, Livorno, Italy


Email: paolobussotti66@gmail.com


Research fields

History and Philosophy of Science and Mathematics

Didactics of Mathematics


Qualifications

2013 Member of the Research Centre for the Theory and History of Science, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

1996 Ph.D in History of Science, Unversity of san Marino, San Marino


Publications (Selected)

  1. Bussotti, P., 2015 (In collaboration with R. Pisano), Historical and Epistemological Reflections on the Culture of Machines around the Renaissance: Machines, Machinaries and Perpetual Motion (second part of 49.), Acta Baltica Historiae et Philosophiae Scientiarum, 3, 1, (Spring 2015), pp. 69-87. DOI: 10.11590/abhps.2015.1.04.
  2. Bussotti, P., 2015 (In collaboration with R. Pisano), The Geometrical Foundations of Federigo Enriques’ Gnoseology and Epistemology, in Advances in Historical Studies, 4, pp. 118-145. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ahs.2015.42012.
  3. Bussotti, P., 2015 (In collaboration with R. Pisano), Pisano, R., & Bussotti, P. (2015). Introduction to Advances in Historical Studies Special Issue: Exploring Changes in How the Histories of the Exact Sciences Have Been Written: Interpreting the Dynamics of Change in These Sciences and Interrelations amongst Them—Past Problems, Future Cures?, Advances in Historical Studies, 4, 65-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ahs.2015.42007.
  4. Bussotti P., 2015 (In collaboration with R. Pisano), Galileo in Padua: architecture, fortifications, mathematics and “practical” science. (Traslation into English of 50.), in Lettera Matematica International, 2, pp. 209-222. DOI 10.1007/s40329-014-0068-7.
  5. Bussotti P., 2015 Preface to the book N. Borgia, Le Quattro operazioni dell’aritmetica pratica, Pisa, ETS. (Italian. Translation: The four operations of practical arithmetic).
  6. Bussotti P., 2014 (In collaboration with R. Pisano), Galileo a Padova: un itinerario tra, architettura, fortificazioni, matematica e scienza “pratica” (Italian. Translation: “Galileo in Padua: an itinerary among architecture, fortifications, mathematics and ‘practical’ science”), in Lettera Matematica Pristem, 91, pp. 48-58.
  7. Bussotti, P., 2014 (In collaboration with R. Pisano), Historical and Epistemological Reflections on the Culture of Machines around the Renaissance: How Science and Technique Work?, First part, in Acta Baltica Historiae et Philosophiae Scientiarum, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Autumn 2014), pp. 20-42. DOI: 10.11590/abhps.2014.2.02.
  8. Bussotti, P., 2014 (In collaboration with R. Pisano), Newton’s Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica “Jesuit” Edition: The Tenor of a Huge Work, in Rendiconti Lincei: Matematica e Applicazioni, 25, 4, pp. 413-444.
  9. Bussotti, P., 2014 (In collaboration with R. Pisano), Notes on mechanics and mathematics in Torricelli as physics-mathematics relationship in the history of science, in, Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 61, pp. 88-97.
  10. Bussotti, P., 2014, Infinity: an interdisciplinary access key to philosophical education through mathematics, Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 60, pp. 5-9.
  11. Bussotti, P., 2014, The scientific revolution of the 17th century. The aspects connected to physics and astronomy: an educational itinerary in seven lessons, Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 58, pp. 5-12.
  12. Bussotti, P. (In collaboration with R. Pisano), 2014, On the Jesuit Edition of Newton’s Principia. Science and Advanced Researches in the Western Civilization, in Advances in Historical Studies, Vol. 3, No.1, pp. 33-55. Published Online February in SciRes (http://www.scirp.org/journal/ahs).
  13. Bussotti P., 2014, The possible relations between history of mathematics and mathematics education, in Science and Technology Education for the 21st Century. Research and Research Oriented Studies. Proceedings of the 9th IOSTE Symposium for Central and Eastern Europe, Hradek Králové, Gaudeamus, pp. 29-41.
  14. Bussotti, P., 2013, L’insegnamento della matematica nella scuola secondaria superiore dall’unificazione alla riforma Gentile (Italian. Translation: “The teaching of mathematics in high school since Italian unification to the Riforma Gentile”), in Annali di storia dell’educazione, n. 20., pp. 241-264.
  15. Bussotti, P. (In collaboration with R. Pisano), 2013, On popularization of Scientific Education in Italy between 12th and 16th Century, in Problems of Education in the 21th Century, 57, pp. 90-101.
  16. Bussotti, P., 2013, A possible role for history of mathematics and science in mathematics and science education, in Journal of Baltic Science Education, 12 (6), pp. 712-715.
  17. Bussotti, P. (In collaboration with R. Pisano) 2013, On the Conceptual and Civilization Frames in René Descartes’Physical Works, in Advances in Historical Studies, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 106-125. Published Online September 2013 in SciRes (http://www.scirp.org/journal/ahs).
  18. Bussotti, P., 2013, Vittorio Checcucci and his contributions to mathematics education: a historical overview, in Problems of Education in the 21th Century, 53, pp. 22-39.
  19. Bussotti P. (In collaboration with R. Pisano), 2013, Notes on the Concept of Force in Kepler. In: Pisano, Capecchi, and Lukešová (eds), Physics, Astronomy and Engineering. Critical Problems in the History of Science. International 32nd Congress for The SISFA–Italian Society of Historians of Physics and Astronomy, pp. 337-344, The Scientia Socialis UAB & Scientific Methodical Centre Scientia Educologica Press, Šiauliai University, Lithuania.


Last updated: 2015-07-06