Sunday, October 05, 2008

EMPHASIS: Early Modern Philosophy and History of Science Seminar, 2008-9

[this from Stephen Brogan]
Venue: Room ST273 unless otherwise stated, Stewart House, 2nd Floor, 32 Russell Square. Time: 2-4pm. Refreshments provided.

4 October 2008

Sven Dupré (University of Ghent)

‘Material culture and the pursuit of natural knowledge in early-seventeenth century Antwerp’.

25 October 2008

Ian Hunter (University of Queensland, Australia)

‘Cosmos and Jurisdiction in Kant’s Cosmopolitanism’.

1 November 2008

Johannes Machielsen (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford)

‘Demonology 101? Magic and the University of Leuven’.

6 December 2008

Stephen Pumfrey (University of Lancaster)

‘Galileo, Liar: Theory Ladenness, Lunar Theory and the Lunatic History of “Galileo’s Last Great Discovery”’.

10 January 2009

Aurélien Ruellet (Université de Tours)

‘Patterns and networks in the patronage of mathematics (France-England, 1625-1661)’. ok

7 February 2009

Nicholas Jardine and Natalie Kaoukji (HPS, Cambridge)

‘Wilkins’s enigmatic astronomical engraved titlepage’.

7 March 2009 (Room ST274)

Adam Mosley (University of Swansea)

‘Heaven on Earth: Cosmography and the Divine’.

4 April 2009 (Room ST274)

Marcos Martinón-Torres (University College, London)

‘Hands-on research: early modern chymistry and modern archaeology’.

2 May 2009

Angus Gowland (University College, London)

‘Melancholy and dreaming in Renaissance learning’.

6 June 2009

Rob Ralley (HPS, Cambridge)

‘Climacteric years: astrology and ageing in early modern England’.

For the most up-to-date information on the seminar please consult our website:

To be added to the EMPHASIS e-mailing list, please contact the organiser:

Dr Stephen Clucas:


Blogger The Modern Philosophy said...

Its Nice ....... Thx

2:12 AM  
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10:29 PM  

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