Garberfest: An Early Modern Philosophy Conference Honoring Daniel Garber

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:04pm -- bsudnick

This a two-day event. 

Conference will be held in Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture on Friday, Sept. 19 and in room 120 Lewis Library on Saturday, Sept. 20.

An Early Modern Philosophy Conference in Honor of Daniel Garber

Princeton University

September 19-20, 2014

Organized by Steven Nadler (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Donald Rutherford (University of California-San Diego), Tad Schmaltz (University of Michigan), Christia Mercer (Columbia University), Roger Ariew (University of South Florida), and Des Hogan (Princeton University)

This conference is made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors at Princeton University: the Department of Philosophy, the Center for Human Values, the Council of the Humanities, the Program in History of Science, and the Dean of the Faculty.

PROGRAM

Coffee & Refreshments will be available in the Tower Room, 1879 Hall starting at 9:00am

1. Descartes and Cartesians  (Friday, Sept. 19, 10am-12:30; Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture) 

Moderator:  Jean-Robert Armogathe (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes-Sorbonne, Paris)

Delphine Antoine-Mahut (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon)

Denis Kambouchner (Université de Paris 1-Panthéon/Sorbonne)

Giulia Belgioiso (Università del Salento)

Stephen Menn (Humboldt University Berlin)

2.  Leibniz  (Friday, 2:30pm-5:00; Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture) 

There will be a brief coffee break in the Tower Room, 1879 Hall from 4:00-4:30pm

Moderator:  Bob Sleigh  (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

Brandon Look (University of Kentucky)

Paul Lodge (Oxford University)

Ursula Goldenbaum (Emory University)

Yitzhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins University)

Mogens Laerke (CNRS, France; Ecole Normale Supérieure-Lyon)

7:00pm – Conference dinner for organizers and conference participants at Masala Grill (19 Chambers St. Princeton)

3.  Spinoza and Hobbes  (Saturday, Sept. 20, 9:30am-12:30; 120 Lewis Library) 

Coffee & Refreshments will be available outside the lecture room starting at 9:00am

Moderator:  Ed Curley (University of Michigan)

Doug Jesseph (University of South Florida)

Karolina Huebner (University of Toronto)

Pierre-François Moreau (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyons)

Michael Rosenthal (University of Washington)

Martine Pécharman (CNRS, France)

 

4.  Historiography/Methodology (Saturday, 2:30-5:00; 120 Lewis Library) 

There will be a brief coffee break outside Room 120 Lewis Library from 4:00-4:30pm

Moderator:  Roger Ariew (University of South Florida)

Eric Schliesser (University of Ghent)

Alan Gabbey (Barnard College, Columbia University)

Gideon Manning (California Institute of Technology)

Vincent Carraud (Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne)

Dana Jalobeanu (University of Bucharest)

5:00pm- Reception at Palmer House (1 Bayard Ln. Princeton) for conference organizers, participants and attendees

 

For lodging in Princeton, there are several options:

The Nassau Inn (609.921.7500)

The Erdman Center of Princeton Theological Seminary (609.497.7990)

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:00am
Location: 
Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture