Academic Philosophy Events in the Netherlands
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Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy
30 May - 31 May
Wednesday 30 May 2018
8:30 am Arrival
9:00 am Keynote: Karin de Boer (KU Leuven): Kant’s Inquiries into a New Touchstone for Metaphysical Truth
10:30 am Coffee
10:45 am Hadley Marie Cooney (University of Wisconsin-Madison): Cavendish and Descartes on Animal Consciousness
11:30 am Botond Csuka (Eötvös Loránd University): “Gentle” and “Gross” Exercises: Aesthetic Experience and Well-Being in Addison’s Essays
12:15 pm Alan Nelson (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill): Locke on Ideas of Reflection, Inner Sense, and the Historical Plain Method
1:00 pm Lunch (own arrangements)
2:15 pm Anna Markwart (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń): Sophie de Grouchy and Adam Smith: Education for Sympathy
3:00 pm Stephen Evensen (Biola University): Reading Kant Through Grotius: Is the Categorical Imperative Substantive or Procedural?
3:45 pm Stephen Howard (KU Leuven): Physical and Psychological Forces in Wolff, Baumgarten, and Kant
4:30 pm Tea
4:45 pm Nathan Porter (University of Utah): Spinoza’s Theodicy (via Skype)
5:15 pm Nastassja Pugliese (University of São Paulo): Substance and Individuation in Anne Conway as a Critique to Spinoza (via Skype)
6:00 pm Adam Harmer (University of California, Riverside): Anthony Collins on Texture and Structural Emergence
Thursday 31 May 2018
8:30 am Doors open
9:00 am Iulia Mihai (Ghent University): Du Châtelet on the Principle of Continuity, Change and Process
9:45 am Scott Harkema (Ohio State University): On the Role of Illusion in Du Chatelet’s Theory of Happiness
10:30 am Coffee
10:45 am Boris Demarest (University of Amsterdam): Soul as Nature: the Naturalist Animism of Van Helmont and Stahl
11:30 am Keynote: Christia Mercer (Columbia University): Descartes’ Demons and Debts, or Why We Should Work on Women in the History of Philosophy
1:00 pm End
Attendance is free and all are welcome, especially students.
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