[SydPhil] Conference Announcement: Sensibility in the Early Modern Era

Anik Waldow anik.waldow at sydney.edu.au
Fri Jul 13 10:57:45 AEST 2012

Sensibility in the Early Modern Era
Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 August
Conference Room, Darlington Centre, City Road (entrance is facing the turnoff to Missenden Rd) University of Sydney
Organisers: Stephen Gaukroger and Anik Waldow
Registration. Registration is free, and is just to give us an idea of numbers for catering purposes. Please indicate your intention to attend to Annette Pierdziwol:
annette.pierdziwol at sydney.edu.au
Tuesday 28 August
9.30 Coffee
10.00-11.15  Marina Bollinger (University of Queensland): ‘Sensibility and the Scottish Conjectural Historians’
Morning tea
11.30-12.45 Jessica Riskin (Stanford University):  ‘The Adventures of Mr. Machine: La Mettrie Goes to Berlin’
2.00-3.15 Udo Thiel (University of Graz): ‘Locke and sensibility’
3.15-4.30 Sorana Corneanu (University of Bucharest): ‘Locke on epistemic emotions’
7.00 Dinner at local restaurant (place to be announced)
Wednesday 29 August
9.15-10.30 Stephen Gaukroger (University of Sydney); ‘Anthropological medicine’
Morning tea
10.45-12.00 Laura Kotevska (University of Sydney): ‘Adam Smith, theorist of language and moral philosopher.’
12.00-1.15 Martin Lloyd (University of Queensland): ):  ‘”Je n'ai jamais vu une sensibilité comme la tienne, jamais une tête si délicieuse ! ”: Rousseau, Sade, and Embodied Epistemology.’
2.15-3.30 Anik Waldow (University of Sydney): ‘The Artifice of Human Nature. Hume, Rousseau, Herder’.
3.30-4.45 Dalia Nassar (University of Sydney): ‘The relation between perception and thinking in Goethe's attempt to think about nature in an integrated-organic way’
Evening: dinner for speakers

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