Spinoza and Proportion Conference: Registration and Programme now available

Equalities of Wellbeing in Philosophy and Architecture

Spinoza and Proportion Conference

5-6 May 2015, University of Aberdeen

This conference will explore themes of proportion, ratio, equality, and harmony in Spinoza’s philosophy. On Day 2 there is a special emphasis on Spinoza in relation to architecture and housing (papers by Frichot, Rawes, Kodalak, and White).

A provisional programme is now available below, and for download here: Spinoza and Proportion programme

All are welcome to attend. Attendance is free, but advance registration is required.

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Tuesday 5 May

9:30                         Welcome and introduction

9:35-10:45             Simon Duffy (Yale-NUS College, Singapore), “Proportion as a barometer of the affective life in Spinoza”

10:45-11:55           Valtteri Viljanen (University of Turku), “Spinoza’s ontology geometrically illustrated: a reading of Ethics 2P8S”

12:00-1:00             Lunch: the Hub (Not provided)

1:00-2:10               Anthony Uhlmann (University of Western Sydney), “‘The eyes of the mind’: ratio and art in Spinoza and Swift”

2:10-3:20               Timothy Yenter (University of Mississippi), “Harmony in Spinoza and…

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