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

Program

Friday, May 17, 2019:

1.30–2.00 pm Coffee & Welcome
2.00–3.30 pm Jeffrey McDonough (Harvard): “Space, Monads, and Incompossibility”
Comments: Sam Levey (Dartmouth College)
4.00–5.30 pm Qiu Lin (Duke University): “Emilie du Chatelet on Space”
Comments: Dan Garber (Princeton University)
6.00–7.00 pm EC Business Meeting
7:00pm Conference dinner at TBA

 

Saturday, May 18, 2019:

9.00–9.30 am Continental breakfast
9.30–11.00 am Jan Levin Propach (LMU Munich, Germany): “Ideas are no Brute Facts”
Comments: Tobias Flattery (Notre Dame)
11.15am–12.45 pm Seoyeong (Shauna) Kwag (Independent scholar), “The Deaf and the Other: Leibniz, Language, Paradigm Change”
Comments: Martha Bolton (Rutgers University)
12.45–2.00 pm  Lunch break
2.00–3.30 pm Julian Waddell (University of Oxford): “Substance and Mechanism: Natural Philosophy Between Duns Scotus and Leibniz”
Comments: Brandon Look (University of Kentucky)
4.00–5.30 pm Juan Garcia Torres (Loyola Marymount University, LA), “Leibniz on Contingency as a Condition for Freedom and Explanation of Rational Action”
Comments: Stephen Puryear (North Carolina State University)
5.30–6.30 pm Business meeting LSNA

 

Sunday, May 25, 2019:

9.00-9.30am Continental breakfast
9.30-11.00am Julia Jorati (OSU) “Leibniz’s Argument Against Slavery”
Comments: Aleksandra Horowska (University Wrocław, Poland)
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)

 

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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)