Program - Émilie Du Châtelet in Relation to Leibniz and Wolff – Similarities and Differences

DAY 1

Time 28.09.22 Room: L1 202
15.00 Welcome Ruth Hagengruber, Director of the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists
15.15-16.00 Mercator Fellow Jeffrey McDonough (Harvard University & Center HWPS)

Émilie Du Châtelet Against Space

16.05-16.45 Q & A
16.45-17.00 Coffee Break
17.00-18.00 Elisabeth of Bohemia Prize Ceremony
18.00-18.30 Reception

28.09.22: All speakers and registered conference guests are warmly invited to join us for a conference dinner at Bobberts Restaurant (Neuer Platz 3, 33098 Paderborn) at 7pm.

  • DAY 2
    Time 29.09.22 Room: L1.202
    09.00-09.30 Coffee
    09.30 –10.15 Keynote Speaker: Katherine Brading (Duke University)

    Du Châtelet and The Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence

    10.20 – 11.00 Q & A
    11.00-11.30 Coffee break
    11.30-12.15 Jan Forsman (University of Iowa) & Jani Hakkarainen (Tampere University)

    Du Châtelet’s “On Freedom” as a Response to Wolffian Spontaneity

    12.20 -13.00 Q & A
    13.00-14.30 Lunch break
    14.30 – 15.15 Aaron Wells (Paderborn University)

    Magnitudes and Relations: Du Châtelet and the Legacy of Leibniz

    15.20-16.00 Q & A
    16.00-16.30 Coffee break
    16.30-17.15 Clara Carus (Paderborn University)

    Émilie Du Châtelet’s Principle of Contradiction in Comparison to Leibniz and Wolff

    17.20-18.00 Q & A

  • DAY 3
    Time 30.09.22 Room: L1.202
    09.00-09.30 Coffee
    09.30 –10.15 Joe Anderson (University of Virginia)

    Monads, Atoms, and Structural Explanation in Émilie du Châtelet’s Institutions de physique

    10.20 – 11.00 Q & A
    11.00-11.30 Coffee break
    11.30-12.15 Gabriel Müller (University of Basel)

    Du Châtelet in the Labyrinth of the Continuum

    12.20 -13.00 Q & A
    13.00-14.30 Lunch break
    14.30 – 15.15 Julia Borcherding (Trinity College, University of Cambridge & LMU Munich)

    The Power of Love and the Force of Reason: Leibniz and du Châtelet on the Foundations of Morality

    15.20-16.00 Q & A
    16.00-16.30 Coffee break
     

    All speakers and registered conference guests are warmly invited to join us for a conference dinner at Brauhaus Restaurant (Kisau 2, 33098 Paderborn) at 7pm.

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