Schedule of Talks

Wednesday, July 10th

  • 10:00-11:20
    "The Structure of Leibnizean Possible Worlds"
    Robert Mason (University of Toronto)
  • 11:35-1:00
    "Francois Lamy's Cartesian Refutation of Spinoza's Ethics"

    Jack Stetter (Loyola University)
  • 2:00-3:20
    "The Unity of Substance and Attribute in Spinoza"
    Kyle Driggers (Barnard College).
  • 3:35-5:00
    "Spinoza and Medical Epistemology"
    Jacob Adler (University of Arkansas)

Thursday, July 11th

  • 10:00-11:20
    "Two Rules of Truth and the Cartesian Circle"
    Tom Vinci (Dalhousie University)
  • 11:35-1:00
    "Looking at Descartes Through the History of Art"
    Andreea Mihali (Wilfrid Laurier)
  • 2:00-3:20
    "Descartes's Privation Theory of Natural Change"
    Jerilyn Tinio (Ohio State)
  • 3:35-5:00
    "Kant and Smith on Achtung for the Law and Moral Recognition Respect"

    Michael Walschots (Trent)

Friday, July 12th

  • 10:00-11:20
    "Anne Conway's Presentism"
    Hope Sample (Grand Valley State) 
  • 11:35-1:00
    Cudworth on Freewill."
    Matthew Leisinger (Emmanuel College)
  • 2:00-3:20
    "Fact, Fiction and Philosophy: Margaret Cavendish's "Blazing World"""
    hloe Armstrong (Lawrence)
  • 3:35-5:30 - joint session colloquium
    "Newtonian Gravity and du Chatelet's Metaphysics"
    Andrew Janiak (Duke)