Dept of Philosophy | ‘Ancient wisdom in the age of new science’ workshop - Friday 23 June 2017
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‘Ancient wisdom in the age of new science’ workshop - Friday 23 June 2017

Ancient Wisdom in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

Workshop on a recent book by Dmitri Levitin

Ancient Wisdom in the Age of the New Science:  Histories of Philosophy in England c. 1640 – 1700

Friday 23rd June, Room 101, The Clore Building, Birkbeck College

11.5 - 11.30   Introduction

11.30 - 12.30  Richard Serjeantson (Trinity College Cambridge), The history of philosophy and the history of science: some implications of Levitin’s ancient wisdom

12.30 - 1.15   Lunch

1.15 - 2.15     Jill Kraye (Warburg Institute), England, the Continent, and Late Humanism

2.15 - 3.15    Stephen Gaukroger (Sydney), Some thoughts on experimental natural philosophy, metaphysics, and history

3.15 - 3.45   Tea

3.45 - 4.15   Dmitri Levitin, Replies

4.15 – 4.45  Closing Discussion

If you would like to attend please register by emailing Prof Sue James s.james@bbk.ac.uk

Published: 09 June 2017