Workshop: Nature, Mind, and Action in Leibniz (University of Turku, June 1-2, 2017)

We are pleased to give notice of a Workshop on “Nature, Mind and Action in Leibniz”, which will take place at the University of Turku (Room: SH 150, Publicum) from June 1st to June 2nd.

Below, please find the program of the event.

Thursday June 1

9:30 Stephan Schmid (Hamburg): “Leibniz’s Concept of the Will and the Non-Rational Strivings of Monads”

10:45 Valtteri Viljanen (Turku): “Leibniz and Locke on Deliberation”

13:30 Julia Borcherding (Yale): “Leibniz on Moral Instincts”

14:45 Julia Jorati (Ohio): “Embodied and Disembodied Cognition in Leibniz”

16:15 Peter Myrdal & Arto Repo (Turku): “Leibniz on Ideas”

Friday June 2

10:00 Ohad Nachtomy (Bar-Ilan): “Monads at the Top, Monads at the Bottom, Monads All Over”

11:15 Sebastian Bender (Humboldt): “Leibniz and the Puzzle of Independence”

14:00 Nabeel Hamid (Penn): “Optimality Principles in Leibniz’s Natural Philosophy”

15:15 Paolo Rubini (Helsinki): “Loss of Motion: Leibniz on the Phenomenon of Friction”


Peter Myrdal

Valtteri Viljanen

The workshop is open to everyone. No registration is needed.

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