Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Newton, Kant, and the Newtonianism of the Eighteenth Century

Date: 
Monday, May 19, 2014Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Location: 
Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Hope Park Crescent, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Event type: 
Seminars

The aim of this one-day colloquium is to explore the far-reaching legacy of Newton's natural philosophy and eighteenth century Newtonianism for Kant's thought. The colloquium is sponsored by the Leverhulme International Network Kant and the Laws of Nature and is hosted at IASH under the joint auspices of IASH and the Eighteenth-Century & Enlightenment Studies Network.

Speakers:
◾Thomas Ahnert (History, University of Edinburgh)
◾John Henry (Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, Edinburgh)
◾Michela Massimi (Philosophy, Edinburgh)
◾Eric Schliesser (Philosophy, Gent)