LSNA Conference 2020

14th Annual Conference of the Leibniz Society of North America

 University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Conference held virtually via Zoom

Contact John Whipple jwhipple@uic.edu to receive the Zoom link, and to be added to the email list to receive pre-circulated papers.

 

Conference Schedule

Saturday, November 7th

Session 1:  10-11:20       

“Leibniz on the Order and Artifice in Reproduction”   

Evangelian Collings (Pittsburgh)

Commentator:  Larry Jorgensen (Skidmore)

 

Session 2:  11:30-12:50

“First Experiences and Ingredience in Leibniz’s Late Metaphysics”  

Arnaud Pelletier (Université libre de Bruxelles)

Commentator: Paul Lodge (Oxford)

Saturday, December 5th

Session 1:  10-11:20       

“Leibnizian Distance”

Jen Nguyen (Harvard)

Commentator:  Julia Jorati (UMass Amherst) 

          

Session 2:  11:30-12:50

“A Combinatorial Theory of Compossibility”

Jun Young Kim (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Commentator:  Yual Chiek (St. John’s)

Saturday, January 16th

Session 1:  10-11:20        

“Leibniz’s Conceptualism about Composition” 

Stephen Puryear (North Carolina State)

Commenator:  Brandon Look (Kentucky)

 

Session 2:  11:30-12:50

“God Can Do Otherwise:  A Defense of Act Contingency in Leibniz’s Theodicy”    

Dylan Flint (Ohio State) 

Commentator:  Chloe Armstrong (Lawrence)

Saturday, February 6th

Session 1:  10-11:20      

“The Many Ways of Mirroring God:  Leibniz on the imago Dei Thesis”

Julia Borcherding (Cambridge).

Commentator:  Marleen Rozemond (Toronto)

 

Session 2:  11:30-12:50

“Leibniz’s Mediation between Hobbes and Plato in Leibniz’s Philosophy of Law” 

Sören Hand (Université libre de Bruxelles)

Commentator:  Ursula Goldenbaum (Emory)

Saturday, February 27th

Session 1:  10-11:20      

“Descriptive Completeness and Circular Multitudes”   

Stefano Papa (University of Vienna)

Commentator:  Samuel Levey (Dartmouth)

 

Session 2:  11:30-12:30

LSNA business meeting

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