The Infinite in Early Modern Philosophy

King’s College London Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy:

The Infinite in Early Modern Philosophy

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Room 405, Philosophy Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London, WC2R 2LS



10.00-11.30 – Jennifer Wright (King’s College London), ‘Hume on the Structure of Time: Three Arguments Against Infinite Divisibility.’

11.45-13.15 – Alexander Douglas (Heythrop College, London/St. Andrews), ‘Finitude, Spinoza’s God, and the Curate’s Egg.’

13.15-14.45 – Break

14.45-16.15 – Maria Rosa Antognazza (King’s College London), ‘The Hypercategorematic Infinite.’

16.30-18.00 – Martha Brandt Bolton (Rutgers), ‘Descartes on the Infinity of Extended Substances and the Bodies of Physics.’

Since space as well as access to the College on weekends is limited, please send an email to sarah.tropper[at] in case you are planning to attend.

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