Workshop on the History of Philosophy, Eindhoven, 3 November, 2012

 


(philosophers' heads by Eveline van Duyl)

 

Plenary Speakers

Leo Catana (Copenhagen)

Dan Garber (Princeton)

 

 

Practicalities

The workshop will take place from 9.15am to 4.15pm in room 4 of the Auditorium building of Eindhoven University of Technology. See here for travel information.

 

 

Registration

Participation is open to all. If you would like to participate in the full workshop, the registration fee will be €25, including coffee, tea and lunch. If you wish to attend only the plenary lectures, you do not have to pay a registration fee.

Participants are kindly requested to register in advance by sending an email to Paul Ziche (Paul.Ziche@phil.uu.nl). The fee is payable on site.

 

 

Program

A pdf-version of the program can be downloaded here.

 

Program of Workshop on the History of Philosophy

9:15-9:30h

Paul Ziche (Utrecht): Opening

9:30-9:50h

Qi Wang (Leiden): Boethius’ philosophy

9:50-10:10h

Frank Daudeij (Rotterdam): The Devil rejected: Hobbes in a Dutch pamphlet debate

10:10-10:30h

Andrea Strazzoni (Rotterdam): Foundational theories in 17th-century Dutch philosophy

10:30-10:50h

Henk-Jan Hoekjen (Utrecht): A Spinozistic position in current debates on speciesism
   

10:50-11:00h    

Coffee break
   

11:00-11:20h

Jenny Boulboullé (Maastricht): Descartes as hands-on practitioner

11:20-11:40h

Carla Rita Palmerino (Nijmegen): Exploring the World’s Boundaries: Cosmology through Thought Experiments in the Early Modern Period

11:40-12:00h

Ernst-Otto Onnasch (Utrecht): The reception of Kant – New perspectives on the genesis of German Idealism
   

12:00-13:00h

Lunch Break
   

13:00-14:00h

Plenary lecture:
Leo Catana (Copenhagen): Philosophical problems in the history of philosophy: What are they?

14:00-15:00h

Plenary lecture:
Dan Garber (Princeton): Novatores
   

15:00-15:15h

Coffee Break
   

15:15-15:35h

Sasan Haghighi (Leiden): Philosophers as scientists

15:35-15:55h

Iris van der Tuin (Utrecht): The Genealogical Doublet

15:55-16:15h

René Brouwer (Utrecht): Philosophy as the ‘exercise of fitting expertise’