Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
October 29-30, 2011
Saturday, October 29 (Room MB 15.224, in the John Molson School of Business)
11:30-11:50 Welcome and Introduction (Mogens Laerke, Eric Schliesser, and Justin Smith)
11:50-12:40 Michael Della Rocca (Yale University): "The Taming of Philosophy"
12:40-1:30 Mary Domski (University of New Mexico): "Difference, Disunity, and the Dialogue Between Past and Present"
Chair: Hasana Sharp (McGill University)
2:30-3:20 Eric Schliesser (University of Ghent): "True Philosophic Prophecy"
3:20-4:10 Alan Nelson (University of North Carolina): "Philosophical Systems and their History"
Chair: Justin Smith (Concordia University)
4:15-5:05 Julie R. Klein (Villanova University): "The Dialectics of Philosophy and Its History"
5:10-6:00 Delphine Kolesnik (École Normale Supérieure, Lyon): "On the Construction of Models and Counter-Models in the History of Cartesian Philosophy: Régius and Malebranche"
7:00 Dinner for participants at La Sala Rosa (4848 Blvd. St. Laurent)
Sunday, October 30 (Room 769, Hall Building)
Chair: Calvin Normore (McGill University and UCLA)
9:00-9:50 Roger Ariew and Joanne Waugh (University of South Florida): "Confronting Evil Demons: The Contingency of Philosophical Problems"
9:50-10:40 Leo Catana (University of Copenhagen): "The Internal-External Distinction in the Historiography of Philosophy"
Chair: Mogens Laerke (University of Aberdeen)
10:50-11:40 Yitzhak Melamed (The Johns Hopkins University): "The Political Domestication of Spinoza, or, Benedict in the Land of the Secular Imagination"
11:40-12:30 Tad M. Schmaltz (University of Michigan): "What Has History of Science to Do with History of Philosophy?"
Chair: François Duchesneau (Université de Montréal)
1:30-2:20 Mogens Laerke (University of Aberdeen and Fondation Marie Curie): "The Anthropological Analogy and the Constitution of Historical Perspectivism"
2:20-3:10 Justin E. H. Smith (Concordia University): "The History of Philosophy as Past and as Process: The Archaeological Analogy"
3:20-4:10 Koen Vermeir (CNRS, Paris): "A Plea for Philosophical Promiscuity"
4:10-5:00 Dan Garber (Princeton University): Discussion
This event is being made possible with generaous support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and from the Matchette Foundation.
For more information please contact Justin Smith: email@example.com
Please note, there is limited seating in the meeting rooms, and priority will be given to participants and to auditors who have given the organizers advance notice of their intention to attend.