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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Philosophy in the Age of Euler: Science and Enlightenment, 7-8 July 2013, Gent, BELGIUM

The philosophy & Moral Sciences department at Ghent University is proud to 
host: Philosophy in the Age of Euler: Science and Enlightenment

July 7, 2013
13:00-14:30 Ursula Goldenbaum (Emory, Keynote): "Euler, an Enlightener? The Mathematician's 
Attitude Toward the Public Space" 
14:30-15:00 Coffee and tea 
15:00-16:15 Brian Hepburn (Aarhus): "Vis Viva, Conceptual Articulation, and Euler's Contribution 
to the Quiet Scientific Revolution" 
16:15-16:45 Coffee and tea 
16:45-18:00 Christian Leduc (Montral): "Euler and the Reflexive Origin of the Idea of Space" 
20:00 Dinner

July 8, 2013
09:45-10:15 Coffee and tea 
10:15-11:30 Paola Rumore (Turin): "Euler's Refutation of Materialism" 
11:30-13:15 Lunch 
13:15-14:30 Erdmann Grg (Bochum): "A Change of Priority: The Connection Between Absolute Space 
and the Law of Inertia from Newton to Euler" 
14:30-15:00 Coffee and tea 
15:00-16:30 Brandon Look (Kentucky, Keynote): "Euler's Metaphysics and Physics"

Location: Koningstraat 18, Ghent, at the Royal Academy for Dutch Language 
and Literature (KANTL)

Scientific Committee: Iulia Mihai & Eric Schliesser

All are welcome. Please rsvp by July 1, 2013 to Eric Schliesser: 

BOF Research Professor, Philosophy and Moral Sciences, Ghent University, 
Blandijnberg 2, Ghent, B-9000, Belgium. Phone: (31)-(0)6-15005958