Leibniz Conference at Emory University, Atlanta, May 17–19, 2019

Program

Friday, May 17, 2019

1:30–2:00 pm Coffee & Welcome
Chair Brandon Look
2:00–3:30 pm Jeffrey McDonough (Harvard): “Space, Monads, and Incompossibility”
Comments: Sam Levey (Dartmouth College)
3:30–3:45pm Coffee Break
3:45–5:15pm Qiu Lin (Duke University): “Emilie du Chatelet on Space”
Comments: John Hanson (University of Notre Dame/Harvard University)
5:30–6:30pm EC Business Meeting
7:00pm Dinner in the lobby of the Math and Science Building (conference building)

 

Saturday, May 18, 2019

9:00–9:30am Continental breakfast
Chair Martha Bolton
9:30–11:00am Julia Jorati (Ohio State University) “Leibniz’s Argument Against Slavery”
Comments: Aleksandra Horowska (University Wrocław, Poland)
11:00–11:15am Coffee Break
11:15am–12:45pm Fiorenza Manzo (University of Salerno, Italy) “How sincere was Leibniz’s criticism of Hobbes’ political philosophy?”
Comments: Ursula Goldenbaum (Emory University)
12:45–2:15pm Lunch break
Chair Julia Jorati
2:15–3:45pm Julian Waddell (University of Oxford): “Substance and Mechanism: Natural Philosophy Between Duns Scotus and Leibniz”
Comments: Brandon Look (University of Kentucky)
3:45–4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00–5:30pm Juan Garcia Torres (Loyola Marymount University, LA), “Leibniz on Contingency as a Condition for Freedom and Explanation of Rational Action”
Comments: Stephen Puryear (NCSU)
5:45–7:00pm Business meeting of the LSNA (open to all)
7pm Conference Dinner in the Lobby of PAIS (cross the street and walk down the hill to the Psychology Building to the right)

 

Sunday, May 19, 2019:

8:30–9:00am Continental breakfast
Chair Daniel Garber
9:00–10:30am Jan Levin Propach (LMU Munich, Germany): “Ideas are no Brute Facts”
CommentsTobias Flattery (Notre Dame)
10:30–10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am–12:15pm Seoyeong (Shauna) Kwag (Independent scholar), “The Deaf and the Other: Leibniz, Language, Paradigm Change”
Comments: Martha Bolton (Rutgers University)

LSNA/SELLF Congress 2018

Leibniz Society of North America/
Société d’études leibniziennes de langue française
Congrès/Congress
12-14 octobre 2018

Université de Montréal
Pavillon Lionel-Groulx
3150 Jean Brillant, C-3061

 

Programme

Vendredi/Friday (12 oct.)

Session I

9h00-9h50 Arthur Dony (Université de Liège)

L’ontologie leibnizienne des relations : essai de relecture systématique

9h50-10h40 Douglas Blue (Harvard University)

Instrumentalism about Infinite Numbers in Leibniz

10h40-11h00 Pause

Conférence plénière/Plenary talk I

11h00-12h15 David Rabouin (Université Paris 7 Diderot)

Mathématiques et réduction aux identiques chez Leibniz

Commentaire/comments: Anne-Lise Rey (Université de Lille)

12h15-14h00 Lunch

Session II

14h00-14h50 Marine Picon (ENS de Lyon)

Nisi ipse intellectus : expérience et intellection dans la doctrine leibnizienne du savoir

14h50-15h40 Evelyn Vargas (La Plata University)

Much Ado about Nothing. Leibniz on the Cognitive Role of Fictions

15h40-16h00 Pause

Conférence plénière/Plenary talk II

16h00-17h15 Marleen Rozemond (University of Toronto)

Leibniz on internal action and why mills can’t think

Commentaire/Comments : Paul Rateau (Université Paris 1)

Samedi/Saturday (13 oct.)

Session III

9h00-9h50 Julia Jorati (Ohio State University)

Close Cousins: Leibniz and Clarke on Freedom

9h50-10h40 Robert Mason (University of Toronto)

Leibniz’s Infinite Analysis Theory of Contingency

10h40-11h00 Pause

Conférence plénière/Plenary talk III

11h00-12h15 Raphaële Andrault (ENS de Lyon)

Leibniz and the Functionalist Representation of Pain

Commentaire/Comments : Donald Rutherford (UCSD)

12h15-14h00 Lunch

Session IV

14h00-14h50 Arnaud Lalanne (Université Bordeaux-Montaigne)

Leibniz, lecteur de l’Augustinus de Jansénius

14h50-15h30 Guillaume Coissard (ENS de Lyon)

Monades physicalisées : la lecture de la théorie de la substance leibnizienne par Wolff

16h00-16h20 Pause

Conférence plénière/Plenary talk IV

16h20-17h30 Richard Arthur (McMaster University)

Les monades comme constituants des corps

Commentaire/Comments : Brandon Look (University of Kentucky)

17h30-19h30 LSNA Business Meeting/ Assemblée générale de la SELLF

 

Dimanche/Sunday (14 oct.)

Session V

9h00-9h50 Éric Marquer (Université Paris 1)

Art de penser et art de parler : Leibniz et la doctrine des particules

9h50-10h40 Ursula Goldenbaum (Emory University)

How Modern is Leibniz’s Philosophy of Law?

10h40-11h00 Pause
11h00-11h50 Laurence Bouquiaux (Université de Liège)

La quadripartition de la force dans le Specimen dynamicum

11h50-12h40 Daniel Garber (Princeton University)

What Leibniz Learned in 1695?

Organisateurs/Organisers :

Christian Leduc (christian.leduc.1@umontreal.ca)

François Duchesneau (francois.duchesneau@umontreal.ca)