Workshop: Early Modern Experimental Philosophy, Metaphysics, and Religion

University of Warwick, 10-11 May 2016

Speakers
Keith Allen (York), Cavendish on Colour and Experimental Philosophy
Peter Anstey (Sydney), Experimental Philosophy and Corpuscular Philosophy
Philippe Hamou (Paris-Ouest Nanterre), John Locke and the Experimental Philosophy of the Human Mind
Dana Jalobeanu (Bucharest), Francis Bacon’s ‘Perceptive’ Instruments
Dmitri Levitin (Oxford), Metaphysics, Natural Philosophy, and the Soul: Rethinking Kenelm Digby’s Philosophical Project
Elliot Rossiter (Concordia), From Natural Philosophy to Natural Religion: Teleology and the Theologia Rationalis
Tom Sorell (Warwick), Experience in Hobbes’ Science of Politics
Alberto Vanzo (Warwick), Experimental Philosophy and Religion in Seventeenth-Century Italy
Koen Vermeir (Paris-Diderot), Magnetic Theology
Catherine Wilson (York), What was Behind the Rejection of Hypotheses in Newtonian Science?

The programme is available at here.

Location
Seminar Room on the first floor of the Institute of Advanced Studies, Millburn House, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7HS (directions available here)

Registration
Full fee excluding workshop dinner (includes two buffet lunches, and coffee breaks): £20
Discounted fee excluding workshop dinner: £10
Full fee including workshop dinner: £49
Discounted fee including workshop dinner: £39

The discounted fee is available to students, under-employed recent postgraduates, and unemployed.

The workshop dinner will be held at Radcliffe on 10 May at 6:45pm.

To register, please email a.vanzo@warwick.ac.uk first to ensure that spaces are still available and, if so, please send a cheque, payable to the University of Warwick, to

Dr Alberto Vanzo
Department of Philosophy
Social Sciences Building
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL

Registration closes on Monday 25th April. You are advised to register early as space is limited.

Accessibility information
There are parking spaces for blue badge holders near the front entrance to Millburn House.
The elevator can be accessed through the entrance to the Writer’s Room on the ground floor. If you would like to use it, please contact a.vanzo@warwick.ac.uk beforehand.
An accessible toilet is located on the first floor of Millburn House.
Personal assistants may attend free of charge. Please provide details when registering.

Childcare support
We hope to provide some financial support to those who would like to attend, but require childcare. If you are interested, please email a.vanzo@warwick.ac.uk.

Sponsors
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Aristotelian Society, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, and the British Society for the History of Science.
Sponsors