Dates

Spinoza’s Natural Philosophy and the Idea of the Human Individual

 

Past Talks

Workshop of the FWF-project P 29072-G24 on Spinoza on the Concept of the Human Life FormFriday 28. June – Saturday 29. June 2019 – University of Klagenfurt

‘Spinoza on the Forces of Law: A Political Perspective’ Talk by Philip Waldner on 19. February 2019 at Yale University, USA.

‘Spinoza’s Dual Conception of Law: An Anti-Eliminativist Approach’
Talk by Philip Waldner on 20. April 2019 at NYC Early Modern WIP Grad Workshop, NYU, New York City, USA.

Mind and Body Across Time and Discipline’Talk by Barnaby Hutchins on 23 January 2019 at IEA Paris.

‘Thomistic Teleology in Leibniz’s Notion of Perfection’Talk by Sarah Tropper on 26 June 2018 at Van Leer Institute Jerusalem.

‘Spinoza on Prophetic Imagination’Talk by Philip Waldner on 19 June 2018 at Joint Annual Conference, University of Essex, Great Britian.

Finnish–Hungarian Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy’

Talk by Barnaby Hutchins on 28 May 2018 at Budapest.

Workshop of the FWF-project P 29072-G24 on Spinoza on the Concept of the Human Life Form 

Thursday 10. – Friday 11. May 2018 – ENS Lyon

Antwerp Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy’Talk by Barnaby Hutchins on 17 March 2018 at Antwerp University, Belgium.

The Anatomy of a Melancholy Soul. Robert Burton as a “Spirituall Physitian”Talk by Sarah Tropper on 22 February 2018 at Sarton Centre for History of Science, University of Ghent.

‘Against objectivity: Metametaphysical pluralism and the early modern canon’

Talk by Barnaby Hutchins on 12 December 2017 at the Sarton Centre, Ghent.

Prof. Dr. Michael Rosenthal: “Sovereign Decisions: The Will and the Law in the Ethics and the TTP”

Talk by Prof. Dr. Michael Rosenthal of Washington University Seattle on 16 Oktober 2017 at University of Klagenfurt.

Monster, Götter und geistvolle Papageien. Naturphilosophische Klassifikationssysteme in der frühen Neuzeit.

Sarah Tropper gave a talk on Monster, Götter und geistvolle Papageien. Naturphilosophische Klassifikationssysteme in der frühen Neuzeit on June 1, 2017, at the Symposium ‘Philosophie und Wissenschaft in der frühen Neuzeit’, University of Graz.

Spinoza on the Good Life for Humans

Ursula Renz gave a talk on Spinoza on the Good Life for Humans on June 11, 2017, at a Conference on “Being Human: The History of a Concept” at the University of Toronto.

For more information please visit: Philosophy Toronto

God, Man, and Being Alive: How to Understand Spinoza’s Metaphysics, while Taking Human Life Seriously?

Workshop of the FWF-project P 29072-G24 on Spinoza on the Concept of the Human Life Form 

Monday 26.6. – Wednesday 28.6.2017

Papers will be presented by: Michael Della Rocca (Yale University), Roman Schmid (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt), Robert Schnepf (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg), Ursula Renz (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt), Karolina Huebner (University of Toronto), Barnaby Hutchins (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt), Philip Waldner (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt), Sarah Tropper (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt), Sanem Soyarslan (North Carolina State University

Winch’s Lectures on Spinoza

Sarah Tropper will be giving a talk on Winch’s Lectures on Spinoza on July 2, 2017, at the Conference ‘Truth in Politics and Metaphysics: Celebrating the Work of Peter Winch’, King’s College London.

Collegium Spinozanum II (University of Groningen)  

4.7.2017 (15.00-17.00) Oliver Istvan Toth (Eotvos Lorand University / Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt): Spinoza’s theory of intellect: Alexandrian, Averroist, Themistian or Cartesian?

6.7.2017 (11.30-12.50) Philip Waldner (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt): Spinoza on the forces of law: a political perspective

7.7.2017 (11.30-13.00) Sarah Tropper (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt): ‘Form’ as a Limiting Term in Spinoza’s Conception of Species

For more information please visit: Collegium Spinozanum II