“Spinoza et ses amis” Workshop

Spinoza et ses amis:

A Workshop organized by the Spinoza Society of Canada / Société canadienne d’études sur Spinoza

Mc Gill University, Room LEA 927

June 17, 2016


Participants and affiliations:

Rodolfo Garau (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)

Syliane Malinowski-Charles (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières)

Jon Miller (Queen’s University)

Andrea Sangiacomo (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)

Hasana Sharp (McGill University)



Oberto Marrama (UQTR) and Torin Doppelt (Queen’s University)



9:40 – 10:00: Coffee and welcome

10:00 – 11:00: Rodolfo Garau: “Spinoza’s Theory of Self-Preservation in its Historical Context”

11:10 – 12:10: Andrea Sangiacomo: “A Spinozistic Approach to Relational Autonomy: The Case of Prostitution”

14:00 – 15:00: Syliane Malinowski-Charles: “On the Difference Between Consciousness and Idea Ideae in Spinoza”

15:10 – 16:10: Hasana Sharp: “Generosity as Freedom in Spinoza’s Ethics”

16:20 – 17:20: Jon Miller: “”Cosmopolitanism in Spinoza’s Ethics”


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