THE FRIDAY SEMINAR 2009-2010

THE FRIDAY SEMINAR

FME-NEC Seminars in Early Modern Philosophy
2010-2011


Now in their 10th year of existence, the FEM-NEC Seminars gather together an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars interested in various aspects of early modernity. It is a lively forum of debate dedicated to discussion of work in progress. Each year, presentations are generally circumscribed to a (loosely defined) thematic. For the current year, the proposed theme will be:


The FEM-NEC Seminars in Early Modern Philosophy take place usually on Fridays at 4 pm. Tea/coffee is provided by the organisers. Traditionally, speakers are kindly asked to bring cookies or biscuits to supplement the free drinks. The event is open to anyone interested, on condition that participation is announced in advance (email to: dana.jalobeanu@gmail.com). Student participation is warmly encouraged.

PROGRAMME


19 Aprilie, 16.00 Colegiul Noua Europa, sala de seminar

Roger Ariew (Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of South Florida):

“Descartes and Leibniz as Readers of Suarez:Theory of Distinctions and Principle of Individuation”

20 aprilie, 18:00, Facultatea de Filosofie, Universitatea din Bucureşti

“Galileo's Telescopic Observations through the Lenses of 17th Century Culture”



16 Octombrie, 16.00 Colegiul Noua Europa, sala de seminar

Natural history among the disciplines: Francis Bacon on the tree of knowledge

Dana Jalobeanu (University of Bucharest)


30 Octombrie, 16.00, Colegiul Noua Europa, sala de seminar

Francis Bacon and the Art of Examination

Sorana Corneanu (University of Bucharest)



4 Noiembrie, 16.00, Colegiul Noua Europa, sala de seminar

Workshop in cadrul proiectului ERC-Starting grant: Medicine of the mind: a new reinterpretation of Francis Bacon

Medicine of the mind and the disciplines of early modern world

Guido Giglioni (Warburg Institute, London)

Dana Jalobeanu (University of Bucharest)

Sorana Corneanu (University of Bucharest)


12 Noiembrie, 17.00, Colegiul Noua Europa, sala de seminar

Spinoza’s Critiques of Mathematical Science

Eric Schliesser (University of Ghent)


4 Decembrie, 17.00, Colegiul Noua Europa, sala de conferinte

Probability and certainty in Francis Bacon: the case of law.

Silvia Manzo (Max Plank Institute, Berlin)