October 6-7, 2012
*To register for the conference, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 28th and let us know you are planning to attend. Also let us know whether you would like to attend the conference dinner on Saturday.
General workshop information:
*All sessions will be divided as follows: the speaker will present their paper (45 min), followed by comments (if applicable; 15 min), followed by general discussion (45 min).
*All sessions will take place in the Faculty Room in Connecticut Hall.
*Breakfast and coffee will be delivered to the Faculty Room.
*Attendees are on their own for lunch on Saturday (a list of options will be provided).
*All attendees are invited to the conference dinner on Saturday.
Saturday, October 6
|8:45-9am||Breakfast and Welcome
|9-10:45am||Martha Bolton (Rutgers)
“Metaphysics and Psychology in Leibniz’s Theory of Ideas”
Comments: Julia Borcherding (Yale)
|11am-12:30pm||Julia von Bodelschwingh (Yale)
“It Seemed Best at the Time: Goodness and Monadic Teleology”
|3-4:45pm||Don Rutherford (UC San Diego)
“Five Theses About Monadic Change”
Comments: Peter Myrdal (Uppsala/UCLA)
|5-6:30pm||Thomas Feeney (Yale)
“Compossibility, Unity, and the Limits of Perfection”
|7pm||Conference Dinner (further details TBA)
Sunday, October 7
|9-10:30am||Yual Chiek (Queens)
“Leibniz’s Rejection of Cartesian Mechanism: Incompossibility
and the Principle of the Best”
|10:45am-12:15pm||Jeffrey McDonough (Harvard)
“Leibniz on Bending Beams and Matter Realism”
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The organizers of the 2012 Yale Leibniz Workshop are grateful to the Dean’s Fund and to the Yale Philosophy Department for their generous support.