Early Modern Philosophy and Literature: An Interdisciplinary Symposium

February 17, 2012
School of English and Department of Philosophy, Nottingham University

Hemsley Building, B2
United Kingdom


Susan James
Birkbeck College, University of London
Liam Semler
University of Sydney
Olivia Smith
Oxford University

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1.30pm:      Dr Olivia Smith (St John’s College, Oxford), ‘Locke, Natural Philosophy and Life Writing’

2.15pm:      Professor Susan James (Birkbeck, London), ‘Becoming Human: From Pygmalion to the Zombie’

3.00pm       Refreshments

3.30pm       Dr Liam Semler (University of Sydney), ‘Birds, Beasts, and Woman in Margaret Cavendish’s Early Works’

4.15-4.45pm        Open discussion and responses

The symposium takes place in the Hemsley Building, B2.

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