Quebec Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy
An annual meeting since 2009

The 7th Edition of the Quebec Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy will be held from October 13 to 15 2016. We will have the pleasure to receive Mogens Laerke (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS) and Donald Rutherford (University of California, San Diego) as keynote speakers.

 

PROGRAM (PDF)

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (Desjardins-Hydro-Québec Hall, room 0405)

Session chair: Syliane Malinowski-Charles (UQTR)

1:45-2:00 PM: Reception of partcipants and opening of the seminar

2:00-3:00 PM: Alix Grumelier (Université de Nantes), «Descartes et la vérité instituée»

3:00-4:00 PM: Martin Lin (Rutgers University) : Spinoza’s Monism : Modes, Inherence, and Predication

4:00-4:30 PM : Break

4:30-6:00 PM : First keynote conference by Mogens Laerke (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS), «Leibniz et la critique du cogito»

 

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, Musée Québécois de culture populaire, 200 Laviolette, Trois-Rivières (Salle du Conseil)

Session chair: Rodolfo Garau (University of Pennsylvania, MPIWG)

9:00 AM: Reception of partcipants

9:15-10:15 AM: Mathias Slavov (University of Jyväskylä, Finland): Identifying Newtonian and Non/Anti-Newtonian Elements in Hume

10:20-11:20 AM: Pascal Taranto (Université d’Aix-Marseille): «Philosopher avec Newton et contre lui au siècle des Lumières»

11:25 AM-12:25 PM: Ramona Winter (Humboldt University Berlin / Yale): David Hume on Sympathy and Personal Persistence

12:30-1:30 PM: Lunch (on premises)

1:30-2h30 PM: Vincent Jullien (Université de Nantes): «Comment penser l’irruption des indivisibles?»

1:30-3:30 PM: Melissa Frankel: Knowledge, Sensation, and Occasionalism

3:30-5:00 PM: Break

5:00–6:30 PM: Second  keynote conference by Donald Rutherford (University of California, San Diego): Sapientia est Scientia Felicitatis: The Foundations of Leibniz’s Perfectionism

7:00 PM: Banquet 

 

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, Musée Québécois de culture populaire, 200 Laviolette, Trois-Rivières (Salle du Conseil)

Session chair: Ashley J. Bohrer (Hamilton College, New York)

8:45-9:45 AM: Gil Morejon (DePaul University): The Will of God and the Extraordinary Damned: Grace and Volition in Leibniz, Malebranche, and Arnauld

9:50-10:50 AM: Kristen A. Irwin (Loyola University Chicago): The Role of Moral Knowledge in Bayle’s Arguments for Toleration

11:00 AM-12:00 PM : Curtis Sommerlatte (Concordia University): Kant’s Arguments for the Empirical Synthesis of Reproduction in Imagination

 

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