LSNA Conference 2021

15th Annual Conference of the Leibniz Society of North America

 University of Kentucky

 

Conference held virtually via Zoom. Registration info will be posted in October.

Organizer: Brandon Look (look@uky.edu)

 

Conference Schedule

All times are US Eastern Standard Time

November 6, 2021

11:00-12:20

Michael Hansen (BYU), “Point of View in Leibnizian Perception”

Commentator: Stephen Puryear (North Carolina State)

12:30-1:50

James Mackey (Western Ontario), “Leibniz and the Problem of Personal Identity”

Commentator: Julia Jorati (UMass Amherst)

2:00-3:20

Nicholas Birmingham (Western Ontario), “Fiction, Symbol, Infinitesimal: The Leibnizian Concepts of Transcendental Philosophy”

Commentator: Caterina Marinelli (Rome)

December 11, 2021

11:00-12:20

Alessandro Becchi (Florence), “Natural Machines and Contingent Truths in Leibniz”

Commentator: Arnaud Pelletier (Brussels)

12.30–1.50

Fatema Amijee (British Columbia), “Leibniz and Du Châtelet on Substance and Sufficient Reason”

Commentator: Anne-Lise Rey (Paris-Nanterre)

2.00–3.20

Laura Pelegrín (Diego Portales), “Natorp’s Early Reading of Leibniz”

Commentator: Brandon Look (Kentucky)

January 22, 2022

11.00–12.20

Åsne Grøgaard (Oxford), “The Unimportance of Hope in Leibniz’s Philosophy”

Commentator: Donald Rutherford (UC San Diego)

12.30–1.50

Keynote: Ursula Goldenbaum (Emory), “Leibniz and Locke on Natural Equality of Human Beings”

Commentator: Julia Borcherding (Cambridge)

2.00–3.20

Business Meeting