Pacific Northwest – Western Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, March 2 – 4, 2018

Émilie Du Châtelet, portrait by Maurice Quentin de La Tour
Émilie Du Châtelet, portrait by Maurice Quentin de La Tour

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)