“Locke et le Cartésianisme” (Université Lille III, Villeneuve d’Ascq, 20-22 Septembre 2012)

International conference. Université Lille III, Villeneuve d’Ascq, Maison de la recherche
Through this conference, we wish to explore what is still surprizingly a negected theme in Locke studies – a theme however that may prove to be a very important key to the interpretation of Locke’s philosophical project. Continue reading

“Science in the 17th Century and the Individuation of Bodies” (University of Cyprus, Nicosia, 2-6 July 2012)

In the frame of the 13th conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI), University of Cyprus, Nicosia, 2-6 July 2012. This workshop will be devoted to the problematic question of the individuation of bodies in the 17th century, particularly in the light of the new mechanical science. Continue reading

History Comes to Life : Seventeenth-Century Natural History, Medicine and the “New Science” (London, 27 april 2012)

This conference, organised at the Royal Society of London, considers the interrelationships between medicine and the endeavour of natural history in the seventeenth-century.  It will be held to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Martin Lister (1639-1712), Royal Physician and the first arachnologist and conchologist. Continue reading