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6th Annual Franco-American Workshop in Modern Philosophy

Thursday, June 14, 2018
2:00-5:45 PM
3222 Angell Hall Map
This event is free and open to the public. Please register at the link below (for head count purposes only).

Thursday, June 14
2:00pm: Welcome
2:15pm: Vincent Darveau-St.-Pierre (ENS Lyon), “More than Moral Certainty? A Few Remarks on an Ambiguous Expression in Descartes”
3:30: Jack Stetter (Paris-VIII), “Spinoza and Judaism in the French Context”
4:45: Chloe Armstrong (Lawrence), “Fact and Fiction: Cavendish’s 'Description of a New World' ”

Friday, June 15
10:00am: Damien Lacroux (Paris-I), “From Cartesian Neurophysiology to Current Experimental Neurophysiology: Homologies and Method of Translation”
11:15am: Hadley Cooney (Wisconsin-Madison), “Cavendish and Descartes on Animal Consciousness”
2:00pm: Marco Storni (ENS Paris), “Early Eighteenth Century
Cartesian Epistemologies”
3:15pm: Thibault Geisler (EUI, Florence), “ 'Les convulsionnaires de Saint- Médard': Power of the Imagination and Social Contagion”
4:30pm: Tobias Flattery (Notre Dame), “Worlds Apart, Causal Inde pendence, and Existential Independence in Leibniz’s Meta physics’

Saturday, June 16
10:00am-1:00pm: Round Table, Séminaire Descartes: On Steven Nadler’s and Ben Nadler’s
"Heretics!: The Wonderous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy" (Princeton, 2017). Interventions of Edwin Curley (Michigan-Ann Arbor), Mogens Laerke (CNRS), Martine Pécharman (CNRS) and Samuel Newlands (Notre Dame). Responses of Steven Nadler (Wisconsin-Madison).
Moderator: Tad Schmaltz.

(Full conference schedule available below.)
Building: Angell Hall
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: conference, Faculty, Free, Graduate Students, History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, International, Philosophy, Rackham, Workshop
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Philosophy, Comparative Literature, Institute for the Humanities, Rackham Graduate School, International Institute, Romance Languages & Literatures, LSA Dean's Office, U-M Office of Research, Department of History
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