South Central Seminar in the History of Early Modern Philosophy

November 4, 2011 - November 6, 2011
Texas A&M University

Philosophy Department Seminar Room
Bolton 213
College Station TX 77844
United States

All speakers:

Ruth Boeker
University of St. Andrews
Gregory Brown
University of Houston
Colin Chamberlain
Harvard University
Remy Debes
University of Memphis
Jeremy Dunham
University of the West of England
Jeffrey McDonough
Harvard University
Andreea Mihali
Wilfrid Laurier University
Andrew Platt
Central Michigan University
Lewis Powell
Wayne State University
Shelley Weinberg
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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Friday, November 4

3:00 Andreea Mihali (Wilfrid Laurier)
“Toward a Cartesian Epistemic Rule Consequentialism”

4:05 Colin Chamberlain (Harvard)
“You’ve Changed: Descartes on the Mind-Body Union”

5:00 Andrew Platt (Central Michigan)
“Malebranche’s Compatibilism”

Saturday, November 5

9:00 Jeffrey McDonough (Harvard)
“Leibniz on Monadic Teleology and Optimal Form”

10:10 Jeremy Dunham (U West of England)
“Leibniz, Nominalism and Plato’s Beard”

11:15 Gregory Brown (Houston)
“Leibniz on the Possibility of a Spatial Vacuum”

2:15 Ruth Boeker (St Andrews/Rutgers)
“The Role of Appropriation in Locke’s Account of Persons and Personal Identity”

3:20 Lewis Powell (Wayne State)
“Locke’s Problem with Privations”

4:25 Shelley Weinberg (Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
“Locke’s Reply to the Skeptic”

5:30 Remy Debes (Memphis)
“The Peculiar Ethics of David Hume”

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November 6, 2011, 10:00am CST

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