The Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy (NWEMP)

THE NORDIC WORKSHOP
IN EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY
(NWEMP)


31 May – 1 June 2008

Department of Philosophy
University of Tartu, Estonia

Conference venue: Domus Dorpatensis (Ülikooli 7)

The workshop aims to provide a forum of discussion for work in progress on Early Modern Philosophy. The 2008 NWEMP is the inaugural meeting organized by Roomet Jakapi and Marc Hight. In future years the workshop will be hosted by other institutions in the region.


Program

Saturday, 31 May
11.00-12-00 Riin Sirkel (Univ. of Western Ontario): “Descartes on Substantial Union”
12.00-13.00 Markku Roinila (Univ. of Helsinki): “Imagination and Perfection in Leibniz's Philosophy of Mind”
15.00-16.00 Peter Myrdal (Univ. of Uppsala): “Leibniz on Self-Knowledge”
16.00-17.00 Vili Lähteenmäki (Univ. of Jyväskylä): “Reflection as the Source of Simple Ideas in Locke”
17.30-18.30 Jani Hakkarainen (Univ. of Tampere): “Hume's Scepticism and Realism”
18.30-19.30 Eva Piirimäe (Univ. of Tartu): “Montesquieu on Moral, Christian and Political
Virtue”

 

Sunday, 1 June
10.00-11.00 Marc Hight (Univ. of Tartu/Hampden-Sydney College): “How Immaterialism Can Save Your Soul”
11.00-12.00 Roomet Jakapi (Univ. of Tartu): “Samuel Colliber and the Journey of the Soul”


For further information, please e-mail

roomet.jakapi (at) ut.ee or marc.hight (at) ut.ee.