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CSSP Spring Conference, 13-15th March 2015

”Common Sense and Enlightenment”

Friday  13th March

10-12 Panel: 'Scottish Philosophy before the Enlightenment'

Christian Maurer (Fribourg), Colin Heydt (South Florida), Giovanni Gellera (Glasgow)

Chair/Commentator, Dan Garber (Princeton)

 

1.15-3.30 Concurrent Sessions I

A

A Failure to Reason is not a Failure of Reason: Hume against Hutcheson in Treatise 2.3.3.3-8       

Alison McIntyre (Wellesley College)

 

Self-Love and Self-interest in Hutcheson               

Christina Chuang (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)              

B

Scottish Philosophy of Language, Scottish Rhetoric, and the New Aesthetics of Language as Object in the Eighteenth Century        

Rosaleen Keefe                (University of Rhode Island)

 

"An (in-)Tolerable Sketch of the Human Mind": George Campbell's Misappropriation of Thomas Reid on Reason and Common Sense       

Stephen McKenna (Catholic University of America)

 

C

Courtoisie without court? Manners and politics in Adam Smith and the French Idéologues           

Spyridon Tegos (University of Athens)  

 

Hume and Smith on Slavery       

Andre Willis (Brown University)

 

 

4.00- 5.00 Plenary Lecture: Don Garrett (NYU)

"Hume's Philosophical Ambitions: Aims and Outcomes"

 

 

 

Saturday 14th

9-10.30 Concurrent Sessions II

A            

Making Sense of Thomas Reid's Principles of Common Sense     

Gregory Poore (Shorter University)        

 

What isn't Enlightenment: Thomas Reid on Utopia and not Thinking for Yourself              

James Foster (University of Sioux Falls)

               

 

 

B

Ideas of Education and Common Sense: Hutcheson and the Stoics           

Abigail DeHart (Grand Valley State University)

 

Francis Hutcheson and the Career of Philosophy: Reception, Reputation and Legacy

Daniel Carey (University College Galway)

C

Hume and Conjectural History  

Juan Samuel Santos Castro (University of Alberta)           

 

Catharine Macaulay as Critic of Hume; History, Morality, Liberty, and Enlightenment     

Karen Green (University of Melbourne)               

 

10.45 -12  Symposium: Adam Smith

Remy Debes (University of Memphis) and Maria Pia Paganelli (Trinity University, San Antonio)

 

Lunch

 

1.15 - 3.30 Concurrent Sessions III

A

From Ontology to Epistemology: Thomas Reid on Animal Soul and Perception   

Sebastiano Gino (University of Turin)    

 

Thomas Reid and the Justification of First Principles        

Blake McAllister (Baylor University)

 

Was Reid a Commonsense Kantian on the Ethical Front, and Should Kant have been more 'Commonsensical'?   

Michael Lyons (Bristol University)            

               

 

B

Against All Enthusiasms: Humean Skepticism and the Ideal of Moderation          

Nathan Sasser (University of South Carolina)     

 

Inferences, Objects and the Principle of Non-Contradiction: Understanding Hume's Adequacy Principle in its Contemporary Scottish Philosophical Context    

Wilson Underkuffler (University of South Florida)

 

Hume on the Meaning of Power              

Asher Jiang                        

 

C

Sympathy and the Long Road from Sensus Communis to Common Sense             

Thomas Micklich, Alexander Klaudies, and Roman A. Barton (Humboldt University, Berlin)           

 

Sensus Communis and Politeness: A Modern Response to Essentialization of Cultural Differences             

Corrado Fumagalli (University of Milan) 

 

Family Feeling between Common Sense and the History of Emotions: The case of John Miller

Nicholas Miller

 

 

D

19th Century Scottish Philosophy and the Emergence of British Idealism

Jennifer Keefe (University of Wisconsin, Parkside)

 

Intentionality, Brentano and Bain's Psychology

Federico Boccaccini (F.R.S- FNRS/University of Liege)

 

Common Sense Philosophy, Idealism, and the Preconditions for Thought             

Owen Anderson               (Arizona State University)

 

 

4 - 5.15 pm Symposium: The Scottish Reception of Kant,

Paul Guyer (Brown University), Des Hogan (Princeton University)

 

 

6pm Reception and Conference Banquet

 

 

Sunday 15th

9.00 -10.15 Symposium: Common Sense and Pragmatism

Peter Baumann (Swarthmore) and Douglas McDermid (Trent University, Ontario)

 

10.15-11.15

Concurrent Sessions IV

The Scottish Influence on Charles Peirce's Account of Perception

Aaron Wilson (South Texas College)       

 

James Wilson: The Democratic Intellect in America           

Robert Bayer (Patrick Henry College, VA)

 

Stewart and Fearn on Kant        

Giovanni Grandi (University of British Columbia, Okanagan)        

 

 

11.30 - 12.30

Panel: 'The Idea of a Scottish Philosophical tradition'

Gordon Graham (Princeton Seminary), James Harris (St Andrews), Aaron Garrett (Boston U)

 

 

Conference ends

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