Elías Fuentes-Guillén

postdoctoral researcher

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Elías Fuentes Guillén is a researcher focused on the transition from mathematical practices that were common in the 18th century to practices that emerged in the second half of the 19th century, as well as on the work of Bernard Bolzano. He obtained a PhD in Logic and Philosophy of Science from the University of Salamanca, under the supervision of José Ferreirós and María Manzano, and in 2018 he was awarded the Josef Dobrovský Fellowship by the Akademie věd České republiky (AV ČR). After that he carried out a two-year postdoctoral stay at the Department of Mathematics of the Faculty of Sciences at UNAM and since 2020 he has held a postdoctoral position at the Filosofický ústav AV ČR with a project on Bolzano and the philosophical and mathematical problems of the continuum. From January 2023 he will be the principal investigator of the Junior Star project “Normalisation and Emergence: Rethinking the Dynamics of Mathematics. The case of Prague in the First Half of the 19th Century”, funded by the Grantová agentura České republiky.


Curriculum vitae (June 2023)


Recent publications


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