The 2nd Annual UT Austin Graduate Conference in Early Modern Philosophy

September 8, 2023 - September 9, 2023
Department of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin

Waggener Hall
2210 Speedway
Austin 78712
United States

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Friday, Sept 8

  • 2-3.15 pm Nicholas Westberg - "Unrecognized Difficulties with Causalist Accounts of Cartesian Force"
  • 3.30-5.30 pm Martin Lin - "Leibniz’s Idealism and the Problem of Extension"

Saturday, Sept 9

  • 10-11.15 am James Emery - "A Balanced Reading of Spinoza’s Common Notions"
  • 11.30 am - 12.45 pm Timothy Eshing - "Locke’s Modal Persons"
  • 12.45-2 pm lunch
  • 2-3.15 pm Hannah DeBrine - “A Harmony of Minds: Adam Smith’s epistemology of testimony”
  • 3.30-5.30 pm Katherine Dunlop - "Émilie Du Châtelet on the Application of the Principle of Sufficient Reason"

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