ASEMP 2019 - Transformations in Early Modern Philosophy

Australasian Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy 2019

Brisbane, November 25-27, 2019

Call for abstracts

The University of Queensland is delighted to host the second Australasian Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy (ASEMP), in Brisbane, Australia, from November 25th to 27th, 2019.

An optional extended stay from November 28th through to December 1st is planned for the island of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island or colloquially, “Straddie”).

Invited Speakers:

Professor Lilli Alanen (Uppsala University)

Professor Marguerite Deslauriers (McGill University)

Professor John Carriero (University of California, Los Angeles)

Professor Calvin Normore (University of California, Los Angeles)

Professor Margaret Schabas (University of British Columbia)

 

For this conference, we seek papers on those early modern concepts, theories, or figures that transformed standard ways of thinking in the period, or that changed the form and nature of philosophy itself.

The panel themes are

(1) Women and Power; (2) Metaphysics, Science and Religion; and (3) State and Secularism, and papers fitting those themes are encouraged.

Papers on other topics relating to the broad theme of Transformations in Early Modern Philosophy are also welcome.

 

Deadline for Abstracts: March 1, 2019. Successful participants will be notified by April 1, 2019.

Abstract length: 500 words.

 

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Invited speakers

 

Professor Lilli Alanen 

(Uppsala University)

 

Professor Marguerite Deslauriers 

(McGill University)

 

Professor Margaret Schabas 

(University of British Columbia)

Professor John Carriero

 (University of California, Los Angeles)

 

 

Professor Calvin Normore 

(University of California, Los Angeles)

 

Sponsored by

Australian Research Council

UQ Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities

University of California Los Angeles

UQ School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry