- John Templeton Foundation
- British Academy
- Peking University
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Suppose that immaterial things exist. Could they have causal powers? A spatial location? Could they think? In this conference we will investigate the condition of immateriality, and its relation to the self and cognition.
9.15 Conference opens in Junior Parlour, Trinity College
9:30 John Marenbon (Trinity College, Cambridge) and Tianyue Wu (Peking University)
Introduction: Immateriality in the Philosophy of the Long Middle Ages – a project
10:15 Tianyi Zhang (Trinity College, Cambridge): Suhrawardi and the Nature of Illuminationism
11:15 Coffee break
11:45 Elena Baltuta (Humboldt University, Berlin): What is the Matter with Matter? Concept Transformations in Aquinas and Kilwardby
12:45 Lunch Break
(There is a sandwich lunch for participants in the Allhusen Room, Trinity College, at 1.00)
2.00 Chris Meyns (University of Cambridge): Extended Souls
3.00 Paul Lodge (Mansfield College, Oxford): Leibniz on ‘whether any material being thinks, or no’
4.00 Coffee break
4.30 Maria Rosa Antognazza (King’s College London): Immateriality and Primary Matter in Leibniz
5.30 Howard Robinson (Central European University): Intellect or sensory consciousness: which is more resistant to materialism?
6.45 Tim Crane (University of Cambridge): Conclusion
7.00 Conference ends
Event hashtag: #immaterial2016
This conference is free and open to all (embodied or otherwise).
A joint conference organized by the University of Cambridge – Peking University Immateriality, Thinking and the Self Project (British Academy) and New Directions in the Study of the Mind Project (John Templeton Foundation)
February 18, 2016, 7:00pm BST
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