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Projet PEPS “Imaginations”, colloque international

Knowledge and the Power of Imagination, 17th-18th Centuries

28 February 2011. Maison Française d’Oxford, Oxford.

Organisation : Koen Vermeir.

MORNING SESSION 10:00am – 12.45pm
Chair : Martine Pécharman (CNRS-MFO, Oxford)

Welcome and Introduction : Knowledge and the Power of Imagination
Koen Vermeir (CNRS-SPHERE, Paris)

Hobbes on Imagining Taste, Touch and Smell
Juhana Lemetti (University of Helsinki)

Common Sense and Imaginary Knowledge in Leibniz
Christian Leduc (University of Heidelberg)

The pineal gland. From Descartes, ’’Treatise on man’’, 1661/1664

AFTERNOON SESSION 2.00pm – 5.40pm
Chairs : Koen Vermeir (CNRS-SPHERE, Paris) and Philip Beeley (Linacre College, Oxford)

Imagination in the Scientific Reasoning : Berkeley on the Formation of the “Abstract Notions of the Mathematicians”
Luc Peterschmitt (CNRS-UMR 8163, Lille)

The Proclean Tradition of the Logic of Imagination in Early Modern Philosophy
David Rabouin (CNRS-SPHERE, Paris)

“A Hidden Art” : Hume, Kant and the Anomalous Powers of the Imagination
Sacha Golob (University of Cambridge)