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Civil Religion: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment

Conference: Civil Religion: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment 23-24 October 2019, Newcastle University This event brings together Historians, Classicists, Literary Scholars and Political Scientists to develop a longue durée perspective on the complex relationship between Church and State. By focussing on the proposed solution of a Civil Religion, this conference will bring together the different […]

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New Book: Science in an Enchanted World: Philosophy and Witchcraft in the Work of Joseph Glanvill

New Book: Science in an Enchanted World: Philosophy and Witchcraft in the Work of Joseph Glanvill (Routledge, 2018) Julie Davies Best known as the Saducismus triumphatus (1681), Joseph Glanvill’s book on witchcraft is among the most frequently published from the seventeenth century, and its arguments for the reality of diabolic witchcraft elicited passionate responses from critics and […]

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CfP: States, Empires, Global Spaces: Visions of order beyond liberal internationalism

CfP: States, Empires, Global Spaces: Visions of order beyond liberal internationalism 8 November 2019, University of Manchester States, Empires, Global Spaces: Visions of order beyond liberal internationalism is a one-day conference exploring the ideas and practices of international relations from an historical perspective. We invite applications from researchers in history, international relations, international law, political […]

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The 8th London Summer School in Intellectual History

The Annual London Summer School in Intellectual History is a rare opportunity for graduate students to acquire further training in the discipline and its different methodologies, as well as to meet a great number of academics and graduate students working in many different fields in intellectual history and related sub-disciplines. Running from (Tuesday) 3 to (Friday) 6 […]

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CfP: The Patristic Legacy in Early Modern Culture

CfP: The Patristic Legacy in Early Modern Culture 30 September 2019, University of Cambridge This upcoming conference invites graduate students and early-career scholars to examine the multi-faceted legacy of the Church Fathers in early modern Europe. The event will feature a keynote lecture entitled ‘We are what we read or we read what we are? […]

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CfP: 9th LECTIO International Conference: True Warriors? Negotiating Dissent in the Intellectual Debate (c. 1100-1700)

CfP: 9th LECTIO International Conference: True Warriors? Negotiating Dissent in the Intellectual Debate (c. 1100-1700) 11-13 December 2019, Leuven The conference will be organized by the Leuven Centre for the Study of the Transmission of Texts and Ideas in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (LECTIO) and held at the University of Leuven (Belgium). […]

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Conference: Irish Philosophy in the Age of Berkeley

Conference: Irish Philosophy in the Age of Berkeley 5-6 April 2019, Trinity College Dublin The Irish Philosophy in the Age of Berkeley conference will take place in the Trinity Long Room Hub Neill Lecture Theatre on 5 and 6 April, 2019. George Berkeley’s Treatise concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) and Three Dialogues between […]

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Special Issue: Manipulating Flora: Seventeenth-Century Botanical Practices and Natural Philosophy

Manipulating Flora: Seventeenth-Century Botanical Practices and Natural Philosophy Early Science and Medicine 23 (2018) This special issue aims to explore the philosophical investigations of flora in the seventeenth century. In the early modern period, natural philosophers regarded plants not just as bodies that are collected for their rarity, curiosity or medical uses, but also as […]

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CfP: “The great protector of wits.” D’Holbach 1789-2019

CfP: “The great protector of wits.” D’Holbach 1789-2019 9-11 May 2019, Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen 230 years after his death, Baron Paul Henri Thiry d’Holbach (1723-1789) continues to be a challenging figure of the European Enlightenment. Not only was he a materialistic philosopher, a champion of anticlericalism, the author of the monumental Système de la nature known as […]

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CfP: HOPOS Special Issue: Animism and Its Discontents: Soul-Based Explanations in Early-Modern Philosophy and Medicine

CfP: HOPOS Special Issue: Animism and Its Discontents: Soul-Based Explanations in Early-Modern Philosophy and Medicine Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019 This special issue will explore varieties of animism in the natural philosophy of Western Europe from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. Our focus is “natural-philosophical animism,” the position that the soul, along with its […]

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  • #ISIH2020 Conference

    #ISIH2020 Conference

    #ISIH2020 will take place 27-29 May at the European University Institute.