Josep Casulleras Closa

Astrolabi_BCN

Professor Associat

Departament de Filologia Semítica (Àrab)
Facultat de Filologia
Edifici Històric / Pati de Lletres
Gran Via Corts Catalanes, 585
08007 Barcelona

Interessos de recerca

L’astronomia, les matemàtiques, la mecànica i l’enginyeria en el món àrab medieval i la seva recepció a Europa. Aplicacions de l’astronomia a la societat medieval.

Publicacions representatives

  • La astrología de los matemáticos, Universitat de Barcelona, 2010.
  • amb J.P. Hogendijk, “Progressions, Rays and Houses in Medieval Islamic Astrology: A Mathematical Classification”, Suhayl. International Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation, 11 (International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science – Commission on History of Science and Technology in Islamic Societies – University of Barcelona, 2012), 33-102.
  • “Mathematical Astrology in the Medieval Islamic West”, Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften, 18 (Frankfurt a M., Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, 2009), 241-268.
  • “The instruments and the exercice of astrology in the Medieval Arabic tradition”, Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Sciences, 63 (Brepols, 2013) 523-546.
  • “Las Tablas Astronómicas de Pedro Alfonso”, Estudios sobre Pedro Alfonso de Huesca, CSIC – Instituto de Estudios Altoaragoneses, 1996, 349-366.
  • “The Contents of Qāsim ibn Mutārrif al-Qattān’s Kitāb al-hay’a”, The formation of the Classical Islamic World. The formation of al-Andalus. Part 2: Language, Religion, Culture and the Sciences, Ashgate VARIORUM (1998), 339-358.
  • “Mechanics and Engineering”, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Philosophy, Science and Technology, Oxford University Press (2014), 537-542; id  2005, pp. 203-209.