Harvard History of Philosophy Workshop: Metaphysical Themes in Du Châtelet

With talks by Fatema Amijee, Clara Carus, and Qiu Lin

The Spring/Summer 2023 Harvard History of Philosophy Workshop on Émilie Du Châtelet (in cooperation with the Center for the History of Women Philosophers, Paderborn University) will conclude with a mini-workshop on Metaphysical Themes in Du Châtelet.

The workshop will take place on the 20th of June, 2023, in the ground-floor seminar room, Technologiepark 21, 33100 Paderborn. All are invited to attend.

The schedule will be as follows:

13:00-14:30. Dr. Clara Carus, University of Oxford/Paderborn University: “Simple Beings in Du Châtelet”

14:30-16:00. Prof. Qiu Lin, Cornell University/Simon Fraser University: “Du Châtelet: an unusual theory of monads”

16:00-17:30. Prof. Fatema Amijee, University of British Columbia: “Was Du Châtelet a causal idealist?”

The workshop is organized by Jeff McDonough, Harvard University and Aaron Wells, Paderborn University, with the support of Ruth Hagengruber, Director of the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn University.


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