I filosofi e la questione del soggetto nell’età moderna

22-23 novembre 2017
Michel Malherbe (Université de Nantes)
Hume et l’identité personelle
ore 15.00-17.00 sala Mondolfo
Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione
Università di Bologna
via Zamboni, 38 – Bologna

29 novembre 2017
Giambattista Gori (Università Statale di Milano)
Limite e valore di una conoscenza imperfetta.
ore 15.00-17.00 sala Mondolfo
Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione
Università di Bologna
via Zamboni, 38 – Bologna

 

JOHN COTTINGHAM: « WHY THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY MATTERS »

British Society for the History of Philosophy Annual Lecture 2017:

JOHN COTTINGHAM: « WHY THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY MATTERS »

Location: Nash Lecture Theatre, King’s College London
Date: Friday 3 November 2017, 6.30pm
Directions: Nash Lecture Theatre (K2.31), Second Floor, King’s Building, Strand (Main Campus), London WC2R 2LS.

From 2017, the BSHP will now be hosting an annual lecture series. The inaugural lecture of the series will be held by John Cottingham, Visiting Professor in the Philosophy Department of King’s College London. Professor Cottingham is the author of many books on the history of philosophy and on Descartes in particular, including Cartesian Reflections (Oxford University Press, 2008), Western Philosophy (Blackwell, 2007), Philosophy and the good life: reason and the passions in Greek, Cartesian and psychoanalytic ethics (Cambridge University Press, 1998), Descartes’s Philosophy of Mind (Orion, 1997), The Rationalists (Oxford University Press, 1988), and Descartes (Blackwell, 1986). He is also co-editor and translator of the three-volume Cambridge edition of The Philosophical Writings of Descartes.

All are very welcome. NB: Attendance is free, but registration is necessary. To be on the attendees list, please send an email with your full name to: secretary@bshp.org.uk

The British Society for the History of Philosophy (BSHP), launched in 1984, is a registered charity, which exists to promote and foster all aspects of the study and teaching of the history of philosophy. It publishes the British Journal for the History of Philosophy, currently based at King’s College London.

Teoria e critica dei sistemi nel Settecento

International Conference Bologna
September from 13 to 15, 2017

As part of the Herméneutique des Lumières research project (FNS/Sinergia), the Lire les Lumières research group at the Department of Philosophy and Communication (University of Bologna), coordinated by Prof. Mariafranca Spallanzani, organizes the International Conference “Teoria e critica dei sistemi nel Settecento” with the patronage of ESEMP and Alliance Française (Bologna).

Conference program

Manifesto del CongressoOrganizers:
Martin Rueff, Université de Genève (CH)
E-mail: martin.rueff@unige.ch
Mariafranca Spallanzani, Università dei Bologne (I) E-mail: mariafranca.spallanzani@unibo.it

Contacts:
Diego Donna:  diego.donna2@unibo.it
Piero Schiavo: piero.schiavo2@unibo.it

International Workshop: Women and Early Modern Philosophy & Science

MAY 11-12, 2017

Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
via Galileo Ferraris 116 – Vercelli (Italy)

International workshop organized by Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
(Università del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli) in cooperation with the Center for
the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists HWPS (Paderborn University)

Contact: gregorio.baldin@gmail.com

Program:

Ermeneutica dell’Illuminismo. Hans Blumenberg e la costituzione della razionalità moderna

International Conference
Bologna –  May from 17 to 19, 2017

As part of the Herméneutique des Lumières research project (FNS/Sinergia), the Lire les Lumières research group at the Department of Philosophy and Communication (University of Bologna), coordinated by Prof. Mariafranca Spallanzani, organizes the International Conference “Ermeneutica dell’Illuminismo. Hans Blumenberg e la costituzione della razionalità moderna” with the patronage of ESEMP and Alliance Française (Bologna).

Program:

Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici
University of Bologna

Organizers:
Martin Rueff, Université de Genève (CH)
E-mail: martin.rueff@unige.ch
Mariafranca Spallanzani, Università dei Bologne (I)
E-mail: mariafranca.spallanzani@unibo.it

Contacts:
Diego Donna:  diego.donna2@unibo.it
Piero Schiavo: piero.schiavo2@unibo.it

Fictions, Counterfactuals, and Possible Worlds in Early Modern Philosophy

Oltenia Colloquium in Early Modern Philosophy

IVth Edition

Fictions, Counterfactuals, and Possible Worlds in Early Modern Philosophy

2016, 22 April

 

First Edition

Second Edition

Third Edition

 

 

We will try to look at the fictions, possible worlds and counterfactuals as how are used in a number of different contexts, including the fictional ‘worlds’ of authors of fiction in the narrow sense, and to show the importance of these elaborations for Early Modern Philosophers.

 

The languages: English, French

Keynote speaker: Justin Smith (Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7)

Deadline for title, abstract and CV: March 20, 2016

Deadline for sending the full paper (in order to be published): September 20, 2016

The hotel and lunch (and at least a part of the transportation) will be supported by us.

 

Web pages: http://www.adriannita.ro/index.php/ro/blog/217-oltenia-colloquium-in-early-modern-philosophy-2016

Contact: Adrian Nita (adriannita2010@yahoo.com)

 

 

 

Manipulating Flora: Gardens as Laboratories in the Renaissance and Early Modern Europe

Dates: January 21-22, 2016
Location: the Institute for Research in the Humanities(1 Dimitrie Brandza St., RO-060102, Bucharest, Romania)

Invited speakers: Prof. Antonio Clericuzio (Univerista’ Roma Tre), dr. Florike Egmond (Leiden University), dr. Alette Fleischer (Amsterdam University), dr. Hiro Hirai (Radboud University Nijmegen), dr. Cesare Pastorino (Technische Universitaet Berlin), dr. Doina-Cristina Rusu (University of Bucharest)

Organizers: Fabrizio Baldassarri, Dana Jalobeanu, Oana Matei

Website: http://manipulatingflora.wordpress.com

How to apply: submit proposals by the 15th of October, including the author’s name, affiliation, a short CV, and contact information (the email address), the paper title (15-word maximum), an abstract (250-word maximum), and a short bibliography (up to 5 works) to manipulatingflora@gmail.com