Mind and Matter. Dividing Lines in the Early Modern Period

Le matériel et l’immatériel : lignes de partage au XVIIe siècle

Ecole Normale Supérieure, 25 et 26 janvier 2019

vendredi 25, 29 rue d’Ulm, salle 236 9h15-18h

samedi 26 : 45 rue d’Ulm, salle Cavaillès, 9h30-16h

Programme:

Vendredi 25

9:15-9:30 Marleen Rozemond and Jean-Pascal Anfray: Welcome and opening remarks

9:30-10:30 Brian Embry (University of Groningen): “Arriagan Dualism”

10:30-10:50 Pause café

10:50-11:50 Igor Agostini (Universita del Salento, Lecce): “Descartes’s Real Distinciton between Mind and Body. From the Discours to the Meditationes”

12:00-13:00 Jean-Pascal Anfray (ENS PSL): “Varieties of Holenmerism”

14:30-15:30 Martine Pécharman (CNRS-CRAL): “Hobbes on the Material-Immaterial Divide”

15:30-15:45 Pause

15:45-16:45 Sophie Roux (ENS PSL): “Gassendi on Animal and Human Minds”

16:45-17:00 Pause café

17:00-18:00 Dan Garber (Princeton): “Spiritualizing Matter: Perception and Appetite in a Material World”

Samedi 26

9:30-10:30 Philippe Hamou (Paris-Ouest): “The Puzzling Matter of Immaterial Substances in Locke”

10:30-11:00 Pause café

11:00-12:00 Sam Rickless (UC San Diego): “Locke on the Probability of the Mind’s Immateriality”

13:30-14:30 Maria Rosa Antognazza (King’s College London): “Immateriality and Primary Matter in Leibniz”

14:30-14:45 Pause

14:45-15:45 Marleen Rozemond (University of Toronto): “Why mills can’t think: Leibniz on perception as internal action”