The Pacific Northwest – Western Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy will be held here at the University of Washington on March 2 –4, 2018.
The seminar will include a Keynote by Lisa Shapiro (Simon Fraser University) on "Becoming a Thinking Thing," as well as the following talks:
- Uygar Abaci (Penn State), “Divine Cognition and Kant's Amodalism regarding Things in Themselves”
- Danielle Brown (Alberta), “Moral Defect and Aesthetic Deformity: Moralism in Hume’s Standard of Taste”
- Hadley Cooney (Wisconsin), “Spinoza on the Morality of Deception”
- Marie Jayasekera (UC-Irvine), “Astell on Custom and Liberty”
- Elliot Rossiter (Douglas), “Locke and the Virtue of Industry”
- Eric Stencil (Utah Valley), “Arnauld’s God Reconsidered”
- Aaron Wells (Notre Dame), “Emilie du Châtelet on Physical Explanation and the Principle of Sufficient Reason”
For the full schedule of events, and details on lodging and transportation, see: https://phil.washington.edu/pacific-northwestwestern-canada-seminar-early-modern-philosophy-march-2-4-2018
Attendance is free and all are welcome. Please note that no financial assistance can be provided to support travel expenses and accommodation.
(Note: those wishing to book hotel accommodations within the reserved room block, must do so before January 30, 2018)