List of speakers Arash Abizadeh (McGill University) Donald Ainslie (University of Toronto) Christian Leduc (Université de Montréal) Elliot Paul (Queens University) Sandrine Roux (Université du Québec à Montréal) Patricia Sheridan (University of Guelph)
Prof. Atherton’s research interests include English philosophers of the early modern period, the work of women philosophers in the history of philosophy, and historical issues in the philosophy of psychology.
Prof. Lascano’s research interests lie primarily in the history of early modern philosophy, philosophy of religion, and metaphysics. She will deliver a talk on “Reconsidering Astell’s relation to Locke: Mary Astell’s account of God’s existence and human freedom.”
Robert Mason is a PhD student in U of T’s Department of Philosophy whose research is in early modern philosophy and ethics. Robert’s talk is titled “Leibniz on the Determination of Substances in Possible Worlds”.
Owen Pikkert, PhD candidate at U of T, works primarily in early modern philosophy, metaphysics, and the philosophy of religion.
Dr. Heide’s research interests include Kant, early modern philosophy, normative ethics, applied ethics, and symbolic logic.
John Carriero is Professor in the UCLA Department of Philosophy. His areas of interest include early modern philosophy (esp. Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz). Among his publications is Between Two Worlds: A Reading of Descartes’s Meditations (Princeton University Press, 2008).
Wurst’s research interests are in early modern philosophy. The title and abstract of Wurst’s talk will be posted shortly.