7th Nordic Workshop on Early Modern Philosophy; June 11-12, Umeå, Sweden


7th Nordic Workshop on Early Modern Philosophy. Umeå, Sweden June 11-12, 2014

Contact and info: robert.callergard at philos.umu.se

Website: http://theaitetos.se/

 

PROGRAM

Wednesday June 11

9.45 – 10.15            Welcome, coffee or tea

10.15 - 11.15           Jan Forsman, University of Tampere

“Cartesian epoché – suspension of judgement and the wax in Meditations.”

11.15 – 12.15           Jo Van Cauter, Ghent University

“Another hidden dialogue in the ‘Tractatus’: Spinoza on ‘Christ’s disciples’ and the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)”

12.15 - 13.30           Lunch

13.30 - 14.30           Stefan Storrie, Trinity College, Dublin

"Berkeley on moral obligation"

14.30 - 15.30            Aino Lahdenranta, University of Jyväskylä

"Francis Hutcheson on moral motivation"

15.30 – 16.00           Coffee or Tea

16.00 - 17.00           Jonas Olson, Stockholm University

“Hume’s objection to Smith’s account of sympathy reconsidered”

17.00 – 18.00           Åsa, Carlson, Gävle University

“Hume and the passions”

19.30                   Dinner downtown (on participants own expense)

 

Thursday 12 juni

9.00 - 10.00            Roomet Jakapi, University of Tartu

“Henry More on the Cognitive Abilities of Separated Souls”

10.00 – 10.15           Tea or coffee

10.15 – 11.15           Matias Slavov, University of Jyväskylä:

“Can space and time be ‘conceived solely with reference to objects of sense perception’? - Newton's absolutism and Hume's relationism”

11.15 - 12.15           Corey van Dyck, University of Western Ontario

"Locke, Wolff, and Kant on the Concept of Person"

12.15 – 13.30           Lunch

13.30 - 14.30           Sabrina Ebbermeyer, University of Copenhagen

”Leibniz and Telesio on the metaphysics of the living being”

14.30 – 15.00           Tea or coffee

15.00 – 16.00           Hemmo Laiho, University of Turku:

"On Aesthetic Distinctness"

16.00 - 17.00           Marcel Quarfood, Stockholm University

“Kant’s Theory of Modality: Hexagon or Octagon?”

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