3rd Annual
Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

Weekend of October 21-22, 2006

Held at the Faculty of Philosophy 10 Merton St., Oxford


Schedule of Talks

Saturday Oct. 21

9.00-9.30 Coffee

9.30-10.30 -- James Harris (University of St. Andrews)
"Joseph Butler on the Authority of Conscience."

10.30-11.30 -- John Rogers (Keele University)
"Lockeís Philosophical Legacy."

11.30-11.50 - Break

11.50-12.50 -- Des Hogan (Princeton University)
"Metaphysical Motives of Kantís Analytic-Synthetic Distinction."

12.50-2.30 -- LUNCH

2.30-3.30 -- Karolina Hubner (University of Chicago)
"Spinoza and Human Ends."

3.30-4.30 -- Jeffrey McDonough (Harvard University)
"Berkeley, Human Agency, and Divine Concurrence."

4.30-5.00 - Break

5.00-6.00 -- Mark Kulstad (Rice University)
"Leibniz on Expression: Reflection after Three Decades."

8.00 -- DINNER (Liaison Restaurant - Chinese)

Sunday Oct. 22

9.00-9.15 -- Coffee

9.15-10.15 -- Gregg Osborne (American University of Beirut)
"Humeís Argument in Treatise An Exposition and Defense."

10.15-11.15 -- Jacqueline Taylor (University of San Francisco)
"Hume on Experimenting with the Passions."

11.15-11.35 -- Break

11.35-12.35 -- Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University)
"Cartesian Passions as Representational Perceptions."

12.35- 1.35 -- Gary Hatfield (University of Pennsylvania)
"Mental Acts and Mechanistic Psychology in Descartesí Passions."

For details of previous years' programmes see:
Oxford Seminar 2004
Oxford Seminar 2005

Please note: there will be no accommodation arranged for the conference.

Those wishing to attend may find the following websites useful


(Virutal Tour of Oxford - click here)


The seminar is made possible by the generous support of the
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford.