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AISB event Bulletin Item

SYMPOSIUM: "Experimental philosophy and the origins of empiricism", 18-19 April 2011, NEW ZEALAND

https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/emxphi/2011/02/symposium-experimental-philosophy-and-empiricism/
Contact: alberto.vanzo@otago.ac.nz

University of Otago Dunedin, New Zealand

This symposium will gather scholars to discuss recent work of the team working on the Marsden-funded project "Experimental philosophy and the Origins of Empiricism" at the University of Otago.

Papers will be on:

- the origins of the experimental/speculative distinction (Peter Anstey)
- Newton and experimental philosophy (Kirsten Walsh)
- Aberdeen experimental philosophy (Juan Gomez)
- experimental philosophy in eighteenth century England and France (Peter Anstey)
- experimental philosophy in eighteenth century Germany (Alberto Vanzo)
- the genesis of empiricism: Kant and the aetas kantiana (Alberto Vanzo)

Commentators:
   Philip Catton (Canterbury)
   Gideon Manning (Caltech)
   Tim Mehigan (Otago)
   Charles Pigden (Otago)
   Anik Waldow (Sydney)
   Eric Watkins (San Diego)

Programme available on: 
https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/emxphi/2011/02/symposium-experimental-philosophy-and-empiricism/

Attendance is free. However, space is limited, so we advise you to register early. To register and for information, please email peter.anstey@otago.ac.nz.

Papers will be distributed to participants one month before the conference and abstracts will be posted on the Early Modern Experimental Philosophy Blog (https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/emxphi).

If you cannot attend, but would like to read some of the papers, send an email to alberto.vanzo@otago.ac.nz.