Monday, February 11, 2008
CFP: "The Naturalness of Man and World," 10th International Conference, Spinoza Society, Philipps University of Marburg, Sept. 26-28, 2008.
Keynote Speakers: Dieter Birnbacher (Düsseldorf), Andrea Esser (Marburg), Alan Gabbey (Columbia University), Petra Gehring (Darmstadt), Barbara Merker (Frankfurt), Ursula Renz (ETH Zürich), Winfried Schröder (Marburg), Robert Spaemann (Stuttgart), Rudolf Stichweh (Luzern), Han van Ruler (Rotterdam), Lutz Wingert (ETH Zürich) Proposed Panels: - Reception of Spinozistic conceptions of nature - Nature and history - Nature and Mind - Nature and Lawlikeness - Nature and Religion. Please send abstract (German or English) under the heading of the section the paper should presented till March 31th 2008 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Awarded Essay: "How much of Man is natural?" Essays on this question can be submitted till May 15th 2008. Enclose a CV on one page to email@example.com. Contributors should be under 35 at December 12th 2008 and not yet hold a professorship. Price: 1000 Euro. The elected essay will be presented on the conference and be published in the Conference Proceedings.