Feb 18, 2016
from 09:15 AM to 07:00 PM
|Where||Junior Parlour, Trinity College, Cambridge|
|Contact Name||John Marenbon|
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A joint conference organized by the University of Cambridge – Peking University Immateriality, Thinking and the Self Project (British Academy) and New Directions in the Study of the Mind (Templeton Foundation).
All – embodied or otherwise – Welcome!
Conference Program - Thursday 18th February
Conference opens in Junior Parlour, Trinity College
John Marenbon (Trinity College, Cambridge) and Tianyue Wu (Peking University)
Introduction: Immateriality in the Philosophy of the Long Middle Ages – a project
Tianyi Zhang (Trinity College, Cambridge): Suhrawardi and the Nature of Illuminationism
Elena Baltuta (Humboldt University, Berlin): What is the Matter with Matter? Concept Transformations in Aquinas and Kilwardby
(There is a sandwich lunch for participants in the Allhusen Room, Trinity College, at 1.00)
Chris Meyns (New Directions in the Study of Mind, University of Cambridge): Extended Souls
Paul Lodge (Mansfield College, Oxford): Leibniz on ‘whether any material being thinks, or no’
Maria Rosa Antognazza (King’s College London): Immateriality and Primary Matter in Leibniz
Howard Robinson (Central European University): Intellect or sensory consciousness: which is more resistant to materialism?
Tim Crane (University of Cambridge): Conclusion