Princeton University, Department of Philosophy
May 7-8, 2011
Catherine Abou-Nemeh, Princeton University: "Réaumur’s Crayfish Experiment in Hartsoeker’s Système: Regeneration and the Limits of Mechanism"
Gideon Manning, Caltech: "How Descartes' Medicine Made the Scientific Revolution"
Anne-Lise Rey, université de Lille: "Metaphysical Problems in Francis Glisson's Theory of Irritability"
François Duchesneau, université de Montréal: "'Organism' in the Leibniz-Stahl Controversy"
Ohad Nachtomy, Fordham University and Bar-Ilan University: "Leibniz and the Logic of Life"
Justin E. H. Smith, Concordia University and the Institute for Advanced Study: "Blood Transfusion and Pythagoreanism in the Royal Society"
Karen Detlefsen, University of Pennsylvania: "Finality and Functional Explanation in Descartes' and Malebranche's Theories of Living Beings"
Domenico Bertoloni-Meli, Indiana University: "The Uniformity of Nature and the Diversity of Organisms in the Early Modern Period"
Andreas Blank, Universität Paderborn: "Julius Caesar Scaliger on Biological Species and the Ordinary Power of God"
Organized by Justin E. H. Smith and Ohad Nachtomy.
Funding provided by the Princeton University Council on the Humanities, and the Department of Philosophy at Princeton University.
This event is open to the public.
For more information, please contact Justin Smith: jehsmith at ias dot edu