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Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy II Radboud UniversityNijmegen (NL), 23-24 February 2015. Keynote speakers: Pauline Phemister (University of Edinburgh) Mogens Laerke (ENS de Lyon) Built on the success of the previous 2014 edition, which brought together scholars from all over Europe and North America, this Seminar aims to bring together advanced students and scholars … Continue reading Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

Spinoza and Relational Autonomy

Spinoza’s philosophy has been both celebrated and reviled for its strict commitment to a kind of naturalism, according to which all aspects of human beings are to be understood in fundamentally the same way that we understand any other natural phenomena. Spinoza takes this to imply, most controversially, that our volitions are determined by prior … Continue reading Spinoza and Relational Autonomy

International workshop on Cosmology

Heaven and Earth in a Changing World Old and New Cosmologies in the Renaissance and the Early Modern Period Morning Chair: Carla Rita Palmerino (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen) 9:00 Delphine Bellis (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen): Welcome and introduction 9:15 Rienk Vermij (University of Oklahoma): Celestial physics and the Copernican system 10:15 Nienke Roelants (Universiteit Gent): The role of … Continue reading International workshop on Cosmology