Master-class on Isaac Newton’s Philosophical Projects

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Master-class on Isaac Newton’s Philosophical Projects

Date: 6-11 October 2015

Place: Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Bucharest

Invited speakers: Rob Illiffe (Sussex), Niccolo Guicciardini (Bergamo), Andrew Janiak (Duke University)

Organizers: Dana Jalobeanu, Kirsten Walsh

The purpose of this master-class is to discuss and to set in context some of Newton’s philosophical, scientific and theological projects. It aims to address a number of well-known (and difficult) questions in a new context, by setting them comparatively against the natural philosophical and theological background of early modern thought. By bringing together a group of experts on various aspects of Newton’s thought with experts on Descartes, Bacon and Leibniz, the master-class facilitates interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary perspectives. The activities of the master-class will consist of lectures, reading groups and seminars, as well as more informal activities (tutorials, and discussions). The master-class will be set within the interdisciplinary environment of…

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