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Leibniz Society Annual Meeting

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Leibniz Society Annual Meeting
Concordia University, Montreal
October 19-20, 2012
Programme

Friday, October 19

Hall Building, Room 769
Session I, 9:00-12:00
9:00-10:00 Douglas Marshall(University of Minnesota, Winner of the 2011 LSNA Essay Prize), "Leibniz: Geometry, Physics, and Idealism"
10:00-11:00 Martine De Gaudemar (Université de Paris X-Nanterre), "Sens et enjeux de l’expression chez Leibniz"
11:00-12:00 Tzuchien Tho (Paris), "What is expressed in Motion? Leibniz’s Invention of Force and the Problem of Infinitesimals"
12:00-13:00 Lunch
Session II, 13:00-17:00
13:00-14:00 Christian Barth (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), "Leibniz on Sensory Appearance"
14:00-15:00 Matteo Favaretti (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia), Leibniz on True and False Ideas"
15:00-16:00 Julia von Bodelschwingh (Yale University), "It seemed Best at the Time: Goodness and Monadic Teleology"
Saturday, October 20

Hall Building, Room 769
Session III, 9:00-12:00
9:00-10:00 Ohad Nachtomy (Bar Ilan University and Fordham University), "What’s Infinity got to do with Life?"
10:00-11:00 Anne-Lise Rey (Université de Lille), "Le rôle des fictions dans la philosophie naturelle de Leibniz : diversité des régimes d’expérience"
11:00-12:00 Yual Chiek (Yale University and Queens University), "A Relationist Approach to Incompossibility"
12:00-13:00 Lunch

Session IV, 13:00-16:00
13:00-14:00 Richard Arthur (McMaster University), "Leibniz on the Relativity of Motion"
14:00-15:00 Edward Slowik (Winona State University), "Space and the Extension of Power in Leibniz’s Monadic Metaphysics"
15:00-16:00 Markku Roinila (University of Helsinki), "Imagination, Moral Instinct and Perfection in Leibniz"

For more information, please contact Justin Smith (justin.smith@concordia.ca) or Christian Leduc (christian.leduc.1@umontreal.ca)

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