LSNA Conference 2022

16th Annual Conference of the Leibniz Society of North America

Princeton University

(in-person)

October 21-23, 2022

Organizers: Brandon Look (look@uky.edu) and Dan Garber (dgarber@princeton.edu)

 

Conference Schedule

All times are US Eastern Standard Time

Friday, October 21st

1:00-2:30pm

Aleksandra Horowska (University of Wrocław), “Do Animals Have Any Rights? The Leibnizian Perspective”

Comment: Ursula Goldenbaum (Emory University)

2:45-4:15pm

Mike Hansen (Brigham Young University), “Mills, Cheese, and Worms in Leibnizian Perception”

Comment: Stewart Duncan (University of Florida)

4:30-6:00pm

Qiu Lin (Duke University), “A Different Monadology: Du Châtelet on Monads, Bodies, and Sensory Impression”

Comment: Clara Carus (Paderborn University)

6:30pm

Reception

Saturday, October 22nd

9:00-10:30am

Filippo Costantini (University Ca’ Foscari of Venice/McMaster), “Leibniz’s Abstractionist Approach to Quantity”

Comment: Noa Shein (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

10:45am-12:15pm

Jen Nguyen (Harvard University), “Leibniz’s Comparativism about Quantity”

Comment: John Whipple (University of Illinois-Chicago)

12:15-1:30pm

Lunch

1:30-3:00pm  

Vincenzo De Risi (Max Planck Institute, Berlin), “The Genesis of Relationism: Leibniz’s Early Theory of Space and Newton’s Scholium”

Comment: Michael Futch (University of Tulsa)

3:15-4:45pm

Stephen Puryear (North Carolina State University), “Did Leibniz Escape the Labyrinth of the Continuum?”

Comment: Samuel Levey (Dartmouth University)

5:00-6:00pm

Business Meeting

6:30pm

Dinner

Sunday, October 23rd

9:00-10:30am

Julia Borcherding (University of Cambridge), “The Power of Love and the Force of Reason: Leibniz and Du Châtelet on the Foundations of Morality”

Comment: Andrew Janiak (Duke University)

10:45am-12:15pm

Alejandro Naranjo Sandoval (University of California-Davis), “Faculty Monism in Leibniz, Wolff, and Baumgarten: How to Best Deny the Distinction Between Perception and Thought”

Comment: Brandon Look (University of Kentucky)