Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy
of October 17-18, 2009
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:
There is no registration
for the conference. Those wishing to attend should simply come along.
However, if it is possible to notify Paul Lodge beforehand (via
the email address above) it would appreciated so that we can get
a rough idea of the numbers for refreshments.
NOTE: access to the building will be restricted and will only be
possible during coffee breaks and before the beginning of sessions.
Schedule of Talks
9.00-9.45 - Coffee
'Hume on the Importance of Humanity.'
Jacqueline Taylor (University of San Francisco)
Zvi Biener (Western Michigan University)
11.45-12.15 - Break
'Kant on Leibniz on the Difference between Sensible and Intellectual
Anja Jauernig (University of Notre Dame)
1.15-2.30 - LUNCH
Astell on the Existence and Nature of God.'
Lascano (California State University -Long Beach)
'Could Descartes' Body be a Straddling Mode?'
Gideon Manning (California Institute of Technology)
4.30-5.00 - Break
5.00-6.00 'Leibniz's View of the Distinction
between Primary and Secondary Qualities.' Martha
Brandt Bolton (Rutgers University)
Sunday October 18
9.00-9.30 -- Coffee
'Spinoza's Metaphysics of Thought: Parallelisms and the Multifaceted
Structure of Ideas.'
Yitzhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins University)
'The Principle of Identity of Indiscernibles,
the Tabula Rasa and Unthinking Minds.'
Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (University of Oxford)
11.30-12.00 - Break
'Rethinking Hume's Second Thoughts about Personal Identity.'
Don Garrett (New York University)
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The seminar is made possible
by the generous support of the
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford.