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Exploring the Philosophy of Émilie du Châtelet

June 1, 2016, 9:00 am - June 3, 2016, 12:00 pm

Émilie du Châtelet contributed significantly to eighteenth-century science and philosophy, although the full importance of her contributions has not been appreciated.  This conference brings together prominent international scholars to offer a thorough evaluation of Châtelet’s ideas and contributions.

Speakers Include:Emilie du Chatelet

Katherine Brading, University of Notre Dame
Marguerite Deslauriers, McGill University
Karen Detlefsen, University of Pennsylvania
Lisa Downing, Ohio State University
Katherine Dunlop, University of Texas, Austin
Ruth Hagengruber, Universität Paderborn
Sarah Hutton, University of York
Andrew Janiak, Duke University
Matthew Jones, Columbia University
Marcy Lascano, California State University, Long Beach
Andrea Reichenberger, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Anne-Lise Rey, CNRS Universités de Lille
Eric Schliesser, University of Amsterdam
Marius Stan, Boston College
Marij van Strien, Universität Wuppertal
Mary Terrall, UCLA

Organized by:

Karen Detlefsen, University of Pennsylvania
Andrew Janiak, Duke University
Christia Mercer, Columbia University

Open to the public. Registration is required.  Please contact Brittany Koffer, bak2142@columbia.edu, for more information and to register.

Co-Sponsors:

The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University
The Department of Philosophy
The Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University
The Leibniz Fund

Details

Start:
June 1, 2016, 9:00 am
End:
June 3, 2016, 12:00 pm
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Venue

The Heyman Center for the Humanities
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027 United States
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