Ursula Goldenbaum – Spinozism in 18th-Century Germany and the Question of Jewish Emancipation
For its opening session of 2010, the Montreal Interuniversity Workshop in the History of Philosophy is very pleased to present
Professor Ursula Goldenbaum (Department of Philosophy, Emory University)
"Spinozism in 18th-Century Germany and the Question of Jewish Emancipation"
The meeting will take place in the seminar room of the Department of Philosophy at UQAM (NB: NOT the Thomson House at McGill!), W-5215 Pavillon Thérèse-Casgrain (W) 455, Boulevard René-Lévesque East, 5th Floor
Professor Goldenbaum received her Ph.D. in philosophy at the Academy of Sciences of the GDR (Berlin), and is a prominent scholar of early modern philosophy, of the European Enlightenmnent, and of the historical origins of the public sphere. Some of her recent publications include Infinitesimal Differences: Controversies between Leibniz and his Contemporaries (de Gruyter, 2008), Appell an das Publikum. Die öffentliche Debatte in der deutschen Aufklärung 1687-1796. 2 vol. (Berlin, 2004), and Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Von der Ungleichheit unter den Menschen. Transl. by Moses Mendelssohn. (Weimar, 2000)
There will be no pre-circulated paper for this talk.
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Daniel Dumouchel (firstname.lastname@example.org
Carlos Fraenkel (email@example.com) (On sabbatical, 2009-10)
Sara Magrin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dario Perinetti (email@example.com)
Justin Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org)