Location: Blandijnberg 2, room 2.16


8 june, 2011.

9:00-10:15 Beth Lord (Dundee): "Spinoza and Income Equality"
10:30-11:15: Jo Van Cauter (Ghent) 'The betrayal of Christ: Jesus as statesman' 

11:30-12:15 : Lucian Petrescu (Ghent): “Causa efficiens sive formalis in Spinoza” 


14:00-15:15 Charlie Huenemann (Utah State): "Just how real are finite individuals in Spinoza's metaphysics?" 

15:30-16:15: Mike Keirsbilck (Ghent): "“Without such freedom, piety cannot flourish nor the public peace be secure.” Towards a governmental (Foucault) reading of Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise and Vondel’s Palamedes."

16:45-18:00: Susan James (Birkbeck of London): "How the passive affects help us to think"


Conference dinner: TBA


9 june:

9:00-10:15: Willem Lemmens (Antwerp);  'Spinoza on Love and Piety'.

10:30-11:15 Boris Demarest (Ghent) “Separation and Individuation in Spinoza’spolitical philosophy”

11:30-12:15: Alexander X. Dougles (Birkbeck of London) "Was Spinoza a Naturalist?"


14:00-15:15: Anat Schechtman (Chicago): "Some thoughts on dependence, causation, and Spinoza's substance monism"

15:30-16:15: Dorothy Kwek (Johns Hopkins) “The Ontology of Spinoza’s Power”

16:45-18:00 Omri Boehm (New School): "The Principle of Sufficient Reason, the Ontological Argument and the Is Ought Distinction: Kantians against Spinozists"