Workshop on Early Modern Philosophy

11th Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy is held at the University of Helsinki, 8-9 May 2018.

11th Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy

8 – 9 May 2018

University of Helsinki, Main building (Fabianinkatu 33), Lecture hall 15




8.50        Opening

9.00        Peter Myrdal (Uppsala)

Leibniz on Concepts

9.45        Roomet Jakapi (Tartu)

Toland and Plantinga on the Rationality of Christian Faith

10.30        Break

11.00        Hanne Appelqvist (Turku)

Kant on the Cognitive Relevance of Beauty

11.45    Hemmo Laiho (Turku)

Reconsidering the ’empty cognitive stock’ in Kant’s Aesthetics

12.30        Lunch break

14.00        Raul Veede (Tartu)

Professor Peirce’s Berkeley

14.45        Break

15.15    Jan Forsman (Tampere)

Dream and Reality: Descartes’ Dreaming Doubt and the External World

15.45    Mikko Yrjönsuuri (Jyväskylä)

“I certainly seem to see”—Descartes on Vision, Embodiment and the Mind


9.30        Frans Svensson (Gothenburg)

Morality, Happiness, and Perfect Virtue in Descartes’ Ethics

10.15        Ariane Schneck (Hamburg)

What am I? Descartes’ Moral Notion of Personhood

11.00        Break

11.30        Sebastian Bender (HU Berlin)

Spinoza on Essence and Modality

12.15        Lunch break

13.45        Matti Saarni (Turku)

Kant on Objective Judgment, Language and Communication

14.30         Break

15.00        Jani Hakkarainen (Tampere)

Hume on Phenomenal Consciousness   

15.45        Valtteri Viljanen (Turku)

Hume on Moral Motivation