Harvard History of Philosophy Workshop

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The Harvard History of Philosophy Workshop brings together scholars working on the history of philosophy across all historical periods and traditions. We meet intermittently during the course of the academic year to discuss work in progress. All are welcome to attend.

If you have questions about the workshop or if you are interested in subscribing to the workshop listserve please contact Jeff McDonough. We are grateful to the Harvard Department of Philosophy and to the committee for the Provostial Funds in the Arts and Humanities at Harvard University for their financial support.

A list of archived workshop events is available here

Upcoming Events

2020 Feb 22

Workshop on the Philosophy of Émilie du Châtelet

8:30am to 5:00pm


Robbins Library, Second Floor Emerson Hall

9:30 – 10:00: Coffee and Welcome

10:00 – 11:15: Ruth Hagengruber (Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn, Germany), "Emilie Du Châtelet between Leibniz and Kant: Eberhard’s reference to Du Châtelet and the Transcendental Turn," comments by Katherine Brading (Duke).

11:30 – 12:45: Clara Carus (Harvard), "The underlying principles of Du Châtelet's Institutions de Physique - bridging Empiricism and Rationalism," comments by Andrew Janiak (Duke).

12:45 – 1:45: Catered lunch in the...

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