A postdoc in history of geometry is being advertised at Vincenzo de Risi’s group at the MPI for History of Science,Berlin!
Research projects should concern the history of geometry, the history of mathematical epistemology or the history of the concept of space from the Ancient to the Early Modern Age. Possible topics include: The history of elementary geometry and Euclid’s Elements in Antiquity and the Renaissance. The philosophy of mathematics from Antiquity to the 18th century. The conception of space from Descartes to Kant. The beginnings of projective geometry. Optics and the theory of vision.