Schedule of Talks
Wednesday, July 11th, Room 3001 Rowe Building
"Locke and the Possibility of Self-Control"
Matt Leisinger (Yalie)
"Why Women 'necessarily give way to men/:Spinoza and the Ontology of Pregnancy'"
Francesca di Poppa (Texas Tech)
"Why Hume does not believe that his Mind has External Existence."
Annemarie Butler (Iowa State).
"Sentimental Journeys and Anti-Sentimentalist Sentiments: some considerations on Kant, Hutcheson and Rousseau"
Jeff Edwards (SUNY Stoneybrook)
"Conjectural History as a Republican Tool: Jean Jacques Rousseau and Adam Ferguson"
Rudmer Bijlsma (Lausanne)
Thursday, July 12th, Room 3001 Rowe Building
"Leibniz's Account of Freedom and Moral Therapy in the Nouveaux Essais"
Noa Naaman-Zauderer (Tel Aviv)
"Descartes as Metaphysical Freedom Fighter: A Selective History of His Reception in Twentieth Century Metaphysics"
David Scott (UVic)
"Kant's Account of Freedom and Mechanism: Anatomist or Painter?"
Suma Rajiva and Grant Spraggett (MUN)
"Leibniz's Borrowed-Reality Argument for Simple Substances"
Stephen Puryear (North Carolina State)
"Leibniz's Ideal Monism"
Thomas Feeney (St Thomas (Minnesota))
"Leibniz on Place"
Jen Nguyen (Harvard)
Friday, July 14th, Room 3001 Rowe Building
The Role of Illusion in du Chatelet's Theory of Happiness."
Scott Harkema (Ohio State)
"All about Eve: Malerbanche on Women."
Julie Walsh (Wellesley College
"Two Rules of Truth in Cartesian Epistemology
Tom Vinci (Dalhoiusie)
"The Place of Analysis in Methodological Proceedings According to Clauberg, Descartes, and Ramus
Adi Efal (Lille 3 Charles de Gaulle)
"Descartes on the Problem of Knowledge Preservation."
Saja Parvizion (Illinois at Chicago)