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Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

Event: Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy
Date & Time: 15th Mar 2015 9:00am - 16th Mar 2015 3:00pm


Sunday 15th March - Monday 16th March, 2015

Mansfield College, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF

Preregistration is requested for number planning, but not essential. A small charge (not more than £5) may be made on the day in order to cover refreshment costs.

There will be a conference dinner on Sunday 15th March at Mansfield College. Preregistration and prepayment for dinner IS ESSENTIAL (cost will be approx. £25).

Light lunch will be available for purchase in the College café both days.

To register for the conference and/or dinner, please contact Paul Lodge

Schedule of Talks

Sunday March 15

9.00-9.30 - Registration and coffee

‘Substance and Independence in Descartes’ - Anat Schechtman

‘Locke, the Law of Nature, and Polygamy’ - Susanne Sreedhar and Julie Walsh

11.30-12.00 - Break

‘How Leibniz Would Have Responded to the Lisbon Earthquake’- Lloyd Strickland

1.00-2.30 - LUNCH

‘Socializing the Mind: Locke on the Determination of Content’ - Martin Lenz

‘“A very obscure definition”: Descartes’ Account of Love in the Passions of the Soul and its Scholastic Background’ - Alberto Frigo

4.30-5.00 - Break

‘Locke on Moral Mediocrity’ - Catherine Wilson

Monday March 16

9.00-9.30 -- Coffee

‘The Unintelligibility of Hume’s Impression/Idea Distinction’ - Elizabeth Robinson

‘Clear and Distinct Perception’ - Elliot Paul

11.30-12.00 - Break

‘Leibniz on Transcreation: Persistence, Bodies, and Monads’ - Jean-Pascal Anfray

1.00-2.00 - LUNCH

‘Making Sense of Rights as Powers: Spinoza's Political Project’ - Susan James

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