Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy; 5.-6.6. 2010, Uppsala

Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy
June 5-6, 2010
Uppsala University
Seminar room, Eng 2-1022
Uppsala, Sweden

Saturday 5 June: Metaphysics and Modality

  9:00  Introduction
  9:15-10:15  Valtteri Viljanen (Turku): "Spinoza on Eternity and Temporality"
  10:45-11:45  Mogens Laerke (Aberdeen): "Leibniz on Substance and Modes in Spinoza"
  11:45-12:45  Omri Boehm (Munich): "The Principle of Sufficient Reason, the Ontological Argument and the Is-Ought Distinction: Kant against Spinozists"
  2:15-3:15  Henry Alexander Henrysson (Reykjavík): "A World is not Enough: Christian Wolff on Modals"
  3:15-4:15  Toni Kannisto (Oslo): "Kant and the Possibility of Possibility"
  4:45-5:45  Jani Hakkarainen (Tampere): "A Third Type of Distinction in Hume"

Sunday 6 June: Mind and Agency
  9:00-10:00  Roomet Jakapi (Tartu): "Locke on Substance and Immortality"
  10:30-11:30  Marcel Quarfood (Uppsala): "Kant's Antinomy of Teleological Judgement"
  11:30-12:30  Vili Lähteenmäki (Jyväskylä): "Obviousness of Consciousness: Some Early Modern Views"
  2:00-3:00  Ville Paukkonen (Helsinki): "Berkeley on the Activity of the Mind"
  3:00-4:00  Markku Roinila (Helsinki): "Locke and Leibniz on the Balance of Reasons"
  4:30-5:30  Peter Myrdal (Uppsala): "Leibniz on Final Causality"

Contact: Erik Åkerlund (erik.akerlund(at)