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Conference: Varieties of Unity in Early Modern Philosophy

From:Fr 12-04-2019
Until:Sa 13-04-2019
Where:Glazen zaal, Van Swinderenhuys (12) and Alpha, Faculty of Philosophy (13)

Organizers: Marleen Rozemond (University of Toronto), Brian Embry (University of Groningen) Call for Abstracts (before 10 January 2019)

April 12
Location: Van Swinderen Huys, Oude Boteringestraat 19, Glazen zaal
9:00-9:30 Coffee and welcome
9:30-11:00 Calvin Normore (UCLA), “Making Something of It: Composition in Hobbes and the Nominalist Tradition”
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:45 Brian Embry (Groningen), “Why Did Suárez Reject Plurality of Forms?”
12:45-2:15 Lunch
2:15-3:45 Shane Duarte (Notre Dame), “Suárez’s Disputation on Transcendental Unity: Observations on the Text and its Translation”
3:45-4:00 Break
4:00-5:30 Jean-Pascal Anfray (École Normal Supérieure), “How Many Modes of Union? Suárez, Hurtado, and Arriaga”
6:30 Dinner

April 13
Location: Faculty of Philosophy, Oude Boteringestraat 52, Room Alpha
9:00-9:30 Coffee
9:30-11:00 Helen Hattab (University of Houston), “Unity and Division: Early Modern Metaphysics and the Late Scholastic Legacy”
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:45 Jonathan Shaheen (Ghent University), “Varieties of Unity in Cavendish’s Metaphysics”
12:45-2:15 Lunch
2:15-3:45 Jeffrey McDonough and Alison Aitken (Harvard), “Somethings and Nothings: Leibniz and Śrīgupta on Being and Unity”
3:45-4:00 Break
4:00-5:30 Marleen Rozemond (Toronto), “Why Mills Can’t Think: Leibniz on Perceptions as Internal Action”
6:30 Dinner