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Immateriality - a joint conference organized by the University of Cambridge, Peking University and New Directions in the Study of the Mind (Templeton Foundation)

When Feb 18, 2016
from 09:15 AM to 07:00 PM
Where Junior Parlour, Trinity College, Cambridge
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IMMATERIALITY

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

9:15

Conference opens in Junior Parlour, Trinity College

9.30

John Marenbon (Trinity College, Cambridge) and Tianyue Wu (Peking University)

Introduction:  Immateriality in the Philosophy of the Long Middle Ages – a project

10.15

Tianyi Zhang (Trinity College, Cambridge): Suhrawardi and the Nature of Illuminationism

11.15

Coffee break

11.45

Elena Baltuta (Humboldt University, Berlin):  What is the Matter  with Matter? Concept Transformations in Aquinas and Kilwardby

12.45

Lunch Break

(There is a sandwich lunch for participants in the Allhusen Room, Trinity College, at 1.00)

2.00

Chris Meyns (New Directions in the Study of Mind, University of Cambridge):  Extended Souls

3.00

Paul Lodge (Mansfield College, Oxford):  Leibniz on ‘whether any material being thinks, or no’

4.00

Coffee break

4.30

Maria Rosa Antognazza (King’s College London):  Immateriality and Primary Matter in Leibniz

5.30

Howard Robinson (Central European University): Intellect or sensory consciousness: which is more resistant to materialism?

6.45

Tim Crane (University of Cambridge):  Conclusion

7.00

Conference Ends