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Events

Upcoming Events

2-6 July 2012
Workshop: Letters by Early Modern Philosophers
at the 13th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas. More info here.

Past Events (selection)

3-8 July 2011
Annual Conference of the Australasian Association of Philosophy
Peter Anstey: The Origins of Early Modern Experimental Philosophy
Juan Gomez: Hume’s Four Dissertations: Revisiting the Essay on Taste
Kirsten Walsh: Structural Realism, the Law-Constitutive Approach and Newton’s Epistemic Asymmetry
Alberto Vanzo: Empiricism vs Rationalism in the Historiography of Early Modern Philosophy
Abstracts available here.

18-19 April 2011
Symposium: Experimental Philosophy and the Origins of Empiricism (website; abstracts)
University of Otago, New Zealand
Peter Anstey: The Origins of the Experimental/Speculative Distinction
Peter Anstey: Jean Le Rond d’Alembert and the Experimental Philosophy
Juan Gomez: The Experimental Method and Moral Philosophy in the Scottish Enlightenment
Kirsten Walsh: De Gravitatione and Newton’s Mathematical Method
Alberto Vanzo: Experimental Philosophy in Eighteenth Century Germany
Alberto Vanzo: Empiricism vs Rationalism: Kant, Reinhold, and Tennemann

7-8 February 2011
Workshop: Editing Medieval and Early Modern Texts: Principles and Practice (website)
Instructors:
Prof. Eva Schlotheuber (University of Münster)
Prof. Michael Hunter (Birkbeck College, London)
Dr Greg Waite (University of Otago)
University of Otago

5 February 2011
Peter Anstey: The Development of Baconian Natural History
Juan Gomez: Scottish Philosophical Society and the Experimental Method
Alberto Vanzo: Experimental Philosophy in Eighteenth Century Germany
Kirsten Walsh: Hypotheses and Newton’s First Optical Papers
Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (website)
University of Otago

5-8 December 2010
Juan Gomez: The Association of Ideas in Hobbes, Locke, and Turnbull
Kirsten Walsh: Hypotheses and Newton’s First Optical Papers
Annual Conference of the New Zealand Division of the Australasian Association of Philosophy
University of Waikato

10 September 2010
Kirsten Walsh
Newton’s Method
Work in Progress Workshop
Department of Philosophy, University of Otago

6-7 September 2010
Peter Anstey: John Locke and the Creation of the English Hyppocrates
Alberto Vanzo: Immanuel Kant on Experiments
Conference The Rise of Empiricism (website)
University of Sydney

13 August 2010
Juan Manuel Gomez
Hume on the Standard of Taste
Work in Progress Workshop
Department of Philosophy, University of Otago

11 August 2010
Peter Anstey and Alberto Vanzo
Experimental Philosophy and the Origins of Empiricism
Work in Progress Workshop
Early Modern Thought Research Cluster, University of Otago

5 July 2010
Peter Anstey
The Demise of Baconian Natural History
Bucharest-Princeton Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy (website)
30 June – 6 July 2010, Bran (Romania)

1 July 2010
Kirsten Walsh
Newton’s First Paper on Optics
Work in Progress Workshop
Department of Philosophy, University of Otago

24 June 2010
Peter Anstey: The Bacon-Boyle-Hooke View of Experiment (abstract)
Alberto Vanzo: Immanuel Kant on Experiments (abstract)
Symposium: On the Role of Experiment in Philosophy (rationale)
at the Eighth HOPOS Biannual Conference (website)
Central European University, Budapest

19 June 2010
Peter Anstey
Essentialism and Baconian Natural History in the late Seventeenth Century (abstract)
Conference In Kind: Species of Exchange in Early Modern Science (website)
Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge

18 June 2010
Juan Manuel Gomez
The “Backwardness” of Spain: Experimental Method and the Spanish Inquisition
Work in Progress Workshop
Department of Philosophy, University of Otago

17 June 2010
Alberto Vanzo
Il ruolo degli esperimenti nella scienza naturale secondo Kant
Dipartimento di Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Padova

26 February 2010
Kirsten Walsh
Speculation, Experiment and Mathematics in 18th Century Optics
Aesthetics and History of Science Workshop
Department of Philosophy, University of Otago

If you are organizing an event which is relevant to early modern experimental philosophy, we’ll be more than happy to list it here and to publish an announcement on the blog. Just let us know.

Hypotheses and Newton’s First Optical Papers
 

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