Margaret Cavendish's Philosophy (E-Conference)

August 21, 2020

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Cambridge University
Princeton University
(unaffiliated)
University of Ghent
Trinity College, Dublin

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Trinity College, Dublin

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On August 21st 2020, the Philosophy Department at Trinity College Dublin will host a one-day virtual conference on Margaret Cavendish’s philosophy. If you would like to attend the event, please follow the link below and fill in the registration form for a Zoom invite: 


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfzuaGha5YAuQidTSLGZkCdudBTOD_7d9S8nd96mdT2I6y-9A/viewform?usp=sf_link


The schedule for the event is as follows:

9.30 – 10.20

 

‘Thinking in Colour: Cavendish on Conception, Perception, and Existence in Nature’

Peter West, Trinity College Dublin

 

10.30 – 11.20

 

TBA

Julia Borcherding, University of Cambridge

Coffee break

 

11.40 – 12.30

 

‘Cavendish and the Legacy of Medical Humanism’

Benny Goldberg, University of South Florida

Lunch

13.30 – 14.10

 

Performing Cavendish

Performance and discussion of how performance might be used to increase engagement with Cavendish’s philosophy and philosophy more generally. 

Paul Lodge, University of Oxford

 

14.30 – 15.20

 

Cavendish on the Composition and Division of Parts’

Laura Georgescu, University of Groningen

 

Coffee Break

15.40 – 16.30

 

‘The Superheroic Margaret Cavendish’

Jonathan Shaheen, Ghent University/ FWO

16.40 – 17.30

 

 ‘Cavendish on Figures and Individuation’

 Haley Brennan, Princeton University 


Any questions should be directed towards margaretcavendishphilosophy@gmail.com

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August 20, 2020, 5:00pm IST

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