Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

The 6th Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy will take place in the  St Andrews on 7-8 May.
The Senate Room, St Mary’s College, South Street.
  • Han Adriaenssen and Sander de Boer: ‘Aristotelian Responses to Mechanization’
  • Thomas Ahnert: ‘Moral Culture and Religion in the Scottish Enlightenment’
  • Ruairidh Brown: ‘Authenticity in Adam Smith’
  • Jason Fisette: ‘Hume on the Passions’
  • Moira Gatens: ‘Spinoza and the Art of Fiction’
  • Heikki Haara: ‘Pufendorf on Esteem and Sociability’
  • Alzbeta Hajkova: ‘Equality in Locke’
  • Stephen Howard: ‘Leibniz’s Dynamics’
  • Hannah Laurens: ‘Reconsidering Spinoza’s Rationalism’
  • Alan Nelson: ‘Locke on Inner Sense’
  • Sarah Patterson: ‘Descartes’s Appeal to Divine Veracity’
  • Thomas Pye: ‘Hume on English Liberty’
For details of the programme, see:
For further information, contact James Harris at:
There will be no charge, but please let us know if you are planning to attend the seminar.
We are grateful for financial support to the Scots Philosophical Association, the Institute of Intellectual History, the Department of Philosophy at St Andrews, Brill Academic Publishers, the British Society for the History of Philosophy, and ANR Anthropos (ENS Lyon).