[SydPhil] Workshop - Life Before Darwin: Conceptions and Theories of Life 1750-1859

Dalia Nassar dalia.nassar at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 10:17:55 AEST 2017

*Life Before Darwin: *

*Conceptions and Theories of Life 1750-1859*

*Workshop Program*

*Darlington Board Room*

*Darlington Centre*

*The University of Sydney*

*4-5 May 2017*

*Thursday 4 May*

*9: *Introduction and Welcome

*9.15-10.30: *Jennifer Mensch (WSU), “Looking for Mules: On Heredity,
Hybrids, and the Evolution of Species in Buffon”

*10.30-11: *Morning Tea

*11-12.15:* Dalia Nassar (Sydney), “Hermeneutics and the Study of Nature in
the Eighteenth Century”

*12.15-1: *Lunch

*1-2.15: *Joan Steigerwald (York, Canada), “Experimenting at the Boundaries
of Life: Histories of Nature at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century”

*2.15-3: *Michael Olson (Macquarie), “Vernünftige Ärzte, dichterische
Ärzte: Literary Contributions to a Holistic Conception of Human Life”

*Friday 5 May*

*9.30-10.45: *Stephen Gaukroger (Sydney), “The Unity of Science and the
Nature of Life”

*10.45-11.15: *Morning Tea

*11.15-12.30:* Cat Moir (Sydney), “Natural History and the Art of Empire:
Ferdinand Bauer's Images of Extinction”

*12.30-1.30:* Lunch

*1.30-2.45:* Tim Mehigan (Queensland), “‘Erlebnis’ as the Ground of Life in
Human Experience: Notes on a Key Concept in the Human Sciences from Kant to
Dilthey and Viennese Modernity”

*3-4:30:* Melanie White (UNSW), “Auguste Come and the Sociology of Life”

Organisers: Cat Moir (Germanic Studies) and Dalia Nassar (Philosophy)

Research Assistant: Inja Stracenski (Philosophy)

Registration is for free

All inquiries and registrations should be made to
Inja.stracenski at sydney.edu.au

This workshop is sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at
the University of Sydney, under the Faculty Collaborative Research Schemes
(2017-2018). For more information:
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