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História das ciências matemáticas Portugal e o Oriente = History of mathematical sciences Portugal and East Asia
AuthorHistória das Ciências Matemáticas Portugal e o Oriente (1995 : Convento da Arrábida)
Pub. LocationCamaratePublisherFundação Oriente
Date2000Phys. Desc.361 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberQA27.C5 H57 2000
História das ciências matemáticas Portugal e o Oriente = History of mathematical sciences Portugal and East Asia.
"The Conference...took place at the Convento da Arrábida from 2-4 November 1995....promoted by Fundação Oriente, and was also sponsored by the Mathematics Department of the Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon University, by CMAF... [et al.]" -- t.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references.
Text in Portuguese, English and French.

Preface / Luís Saraiva -- Les sciences mathématiques en Chine vers 1600 / Jean-Claude Martzloff --The Portuguese assistancy of the Society of Jesus and scientific activities in its Asian missions until 1640 / Ugo Baldini -- L'Exploration d'une mathématique: l'École de Jésuite Grégoire de Saint-Vincent dans les Pays Ibériques et Au-Delà / Jean Dhombres -- O problema da longitude posto pelas Navegações, o Tratado de Tordesilhas e as Negociações de Elas-Badajoz / José Joaquim Dionísio -- Os Jesuítas e o Intercâmbio Científico entre a Europa e o Oriente do século XVI ao século XVIII / Alfredo Dinis -- F. Furtado (1587-1653) S.J. and his Chinese translation of Aristotle’s Cosmology / Han Qi -- The Pleasure-Garden of Myriad Forms: some reflections on the Chinese translation of Euclid (1607) / Peter Engelfreit -- P. Andreas Pereira and his contribution to mathematics and astronomy in China / Wang Yusheng -- D. Frei Alexandre de Gouveia, Bispo de Pequim, Astrónomo e matemático na Corte Chinesa / Antonio Graça de Abreu -- Nagasáqui e a primeira Abertura do Japão ao Ocidente / João Paulo Oliveira e Costa -- The navigational instruments in Duarte de Sande's Dialogus de Missione Legatorum Iaponensium ad Romanum Curiam (1590) / Charles Burnett -- Notes on the contents and fate of the Western scientific influence in Japan in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Henrique Leitão -- Les activités scientifiques (mathématiques, astronomie) des Missions Catholiques au Japon et en Chine du milieu du XVIe Siècle au milieu di XIXe Siècle / Jean-Claude Martzloff -- Two Jesuit contributions to geometry in China / Joseph MacDonnell -- Image and patronage: the role of Portugal in the transmission of scientific knowledge from Europe to China / Catherine Jami.

Subject(s)Mathematics--China--History--Western influence--Congresses
Mathematics--Japan--History--Western influence--Congresses
East Asia--Intellectual life--Western influences--History--Congresses
Mathematics--China--History--17th-18th centuries--Jesuit contributions
Rec. TypeBook (Proceedings)LanguagePortuguese, English, French
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #10605
ISBN9727850103 ; 9789727850105