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Chris Meyns: Cavendish’s Panpsychism

When:We 18-01-2017 15:15 - 17:00
Where:room Omega

Lecture by Chris Meyns (Utrecht), organized by the Department of the History of Philosophy

Margaret Cavendish holds that it must be the case that each part of nature has sense and reason, to explain how there can be order in the world. Cavendish accepts a form of panpsychism. However, several starkly different ways to interpret Cavendish’s claim have thus far not been systematically distinguished. Here I contrast...(continue reading...)