Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy
of October 18-19, 2008
Faculty of Philosophy 10 Merton St., Oxford
A list of the papers that will be presented follows below
Please direct any questions via email to:
paul dot lodge at
dot ox dot ac dot
There is no registration
for the conference. Those wishing to attend should simply come along.
note, however, that access to the building will be restricted and
will only be possible during coffee breaks and before the beginning
Schedule of Talks
here for short abstracts of the papersers
Saturday October 18
9.00-9.45 - Coffee
Callanan (King's College, London)
'Concept-Mastery and Space: Interpreting the Third
Paragraph of Kant's Metaphysical Exposition of Space.'
10.45-11.45 Gary Hatfield
(University of Pennsylvania)
' Descartes' Rehabilitation
of the Senses.'
11.45-12.15 - Break
LoLordo (University of Virginia)
'The Role of Definitions in Spinoza's Ethics'.
1.15-2.30 - LUNCH
2.30-3.30 -- Peter
Millican (University of Oxford)
"Hume, Causal Realism, and Causal Science."
3.30-4.30 -- Eric Schliesser
'Without God: Gravity as a Relational Quality
of Matter in Newton.'
4.30-5.00 - Break
5.00-6.00 John Sellars (University
of the West of England)
'Is God a Mindless Vegetable?
Cudworth on Stoic Theology.'
Sunday October 19
9.00-9.30 -- Coffee
Svensson and Lilli Alanen (University of Uppsala)
' A Design for Life: Descartes on Happiness and the Pursuit of
Vinci (Dalhousie University)
'Kant and Descartes on Intentionality.'
11.30-11.50 - Break
11.50-12.50 John Whipple
(University of Illinois - Chicago)
' Leibniz on Divine Concurrence.'
Winkler (Yale University)
'Causal Realism and Hume's Revisions of the Enquiry.'
For details of
previous years' programmes see:
Please note: there will be no accommodation
arranged for the conference.
Those wishing to attend may find the following websites useful
Tour of Oxford - click here)
The seminar is made possible
by the generous support of the
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford.