EMPHASIS Seminar: 16 June 2013

The next EMPHASIS seminar will take place on 16 June 2013 in Room 104 (Senate House, University of London) from 2.00-4.00 pm. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please see the EMPHASIS website.

SpeakersOlivia Smith (St Johns College, Oxford): ‘Locke’s use of underspecification’; Hannah Dawson (University of Edinburgh) and Richard Ellis (University of Cambridge): ‘Locke’s disputations on the law of nature’

The purpose of EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination) is to provide a London forum for scholars working in the history of philosophy, intellectual history and the history of science of Europe in the period 1400-1650. The term ‘philosophy’ is interpreted in its fullest Renaissance sense, and includes such themes as: Neoplatonism, scholasticism and late Aristotelian philosophy, Epicureanism, stoicism, scepticism, cosmological theories, the classification of the disciplines, encyclopaedism, Lullism, the art of memory, the philosophy of mathematics, theories of the soul, theories of language and signs, etc.

Convenors: Dr Stephen Clucas (Birkbeck, University of London): s.clucas@bbk.ac.uk, Dr Anthony Ossa-Richardson (Queen Mary, University of London): anthonyossar@gmail.com.

PLEASE NOTE: THESE SEMINARS ARE VERY POPULAR AND THE MEETING ROOM IS OFTEN VERY FULL.

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