Monthly Archives: May 2011

CFP: The Senses in Early Modern England, 1485-1668 (21st-22nd October 2011)

A conference hosted by the London Renaissance Seminar, Shakespeare’s Globe and Birkbeck, University of London Prof. Erica Fudge, University of Strathclyde (Keynote Speaker) Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, Shakespeare’s Globe (Keynote Speaker) “Why, then, your other senses grow imperfect /By your eyes’ anguish” (King Lear, 4.5.5-6) What did early modern subjects understand by the term “the senses”? […]

CFP: Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early Modern World

Paper and panel proposals are invited for Scientiae, a new interdisciplinary conference on early modern science, to be held in Vancouver, B.C. (under the auspices of Simon Fraser University) on 26–28 April 2012. According to the organizers, ‘[t]he working assumption of the conference is that interdisciplinarity is not only an option, but a necessity, for the study of […]

CFP: Thinking the Absolute

Thinking the Absolute: Speculation, Philosophy and the End of Religion June 29th – July 1st 2012 Liverpool Hope University, UK An international conference of the Association for Continental Philosophy of Religion Keynote Speakers: Ray Brassier, Levi Bryant, Iain Hamilton Grant and Catherine Malabou ‘The contemporary end of metaphysics is an end which, being sceptical, could only be a […]

CFP: ‘Aspiration’: Birkbeck Early Modern Society 5th Student Conference

The Birkbeck Early Modern Society 5th Student Conference ‘Aspiration’ Saturday, 10 September 10 2011, 10-4:30 Birkbeck College Call for Papers The Birkbeck Early Modern Society is pleased to announce its 5th annual student conference on the theme of ‘Aspiration’. We aim to provide a stimulating event at which students can network, present their research and […]

SEP: Johannes Kepler

Daniel A. Di Liscia’s new article on Johannes Kepler has been posted on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Here’s an excerpt: Johannes Kepler (1571–1630) is one of the most significant representatives of the so-called Scientific Revolution of the 16th and 17th centuries. Although he received only the basic training of a “magister” and was professionally […]