The Research Group for the History and Philosophy of Science of the Institute of Philosophy cordially invites you to its upcoming conference:

Early Modern Encounters of Science and Philosophy

Program:

10:00 - 10:45 - Dániel Schmal: Perception and Matter: The Concept of Causality in Francis Glisson's Philosophy of Nature

10:45 - 11:30 - Bálint Kékedi: Sheep and Magnets: Purposeful Behaviour in Cartesian Machines

11:30 - 11:45 - Coffee break

11:45 - 12:30 - Olivér István Tóth: Innate Ideas and the Role of Science in Spinoza's Rationalist Epistemology

12:30 - 13:15 - Gábor Á. Zemplén: Diagrammatic Carriers and the Acceptance of Newton's Optical Theory

15:00 - 15:45 - Charles Wolfe: Life as Substance or as Function: Learning from Eighteenth-Century Vitalism

15:45 - 16:30 - Tamás Demeter: Layers of Hume's Vitalism

16:30 - 16:45 - Coffee break

16:45 - 17:30 - Máté Veres: Philosophy's Happy Escape: Scepticism and Naturalism in Hume's Natural History of Religion

17:30 - 18:15 - Natália Borza: Musicality in Natural Philosophy: An Analysis of Adam Smith's Posthumous Essays

Venue of the conference: 1014 Budapest, 30. Országház st., 'Pepita' room

Date of the conference: 15th November, 2016.

The Research Group for the History and Philosophy of Science and the Research Group for Moral and Political Philosophy of the Institute of Philosophy cordially invites you to its upcoming conference:

Hume and After: Discourses of Morality and Politics in Enlightenment Britain

A konferencia programja:

13:00 - 13:45 - James Harris: The Most Difficult Question of Any: Hume and Smith on Allegiance

13:45 - 14:30 - Tamás Demeter: Hume's Three Perspectives on Human Action

14:30 - 15:00 - Coffee break

15:00 - 15:45 - Alessio Vaccari: The Passion of Resentment in Hume's Theory of Justice

15:45 - 16:30 - László Kontler: William Robertson and the Political Morality of Imperial Expansion

16:30 - 17:00 - Coffee break

17:00 - 17:45 - Ferenc Hörcher: "The Age of Chivalry is Gone." Edmund Burke's Account of the French Revolution as a Loss of Virtue, Learning and Commerce

17:45 - 18:30 - Anna Plassart: Democracy after French Republicanism: Reformist Discourses in Early 19th-Century Britain

Venue of the workshop: 1014 Budapest, 30. Országház st., 'Pepita' room

Date of the workshop: 18th October, 2016.

Gentry Heritage in East-Central Europe

A Workshop of the research project
“The Impact of Gentry Heritage on the Formation of East-Central European Citizenship”
of the Polish and Hungarian Academies of Sciences

3rd October 2016, 14:00 – 18:00
Venue: “Pepita Room” of the Institute of Philosophy in the Research Centre of the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Országház u. 30., 1014 Budapest

14:00 – 14:15: Opening remarks
Ferenc Hörcher

14:15 – 15:45: Section I
Rafał Smoczyński: The role of the nobility and its traditions in the contemporary Polish society
Gábor Gángó: G. W. Leibniz on Polish nobility
Ferenc Hörcher: Nobleman and burgher: a contradiction in terms in early 19th century Hungary

15:45 – 16:15: Coffee break

16:15 – 17:45 Section II
Béla Mester: A 19th-century nation as a philosophical project and the model of Gentry politics in the Hungarian nation building
Gábor Kovács: The clerical, the intellectual and the gentry – the history of European regions from the perspectives of structuralism and 'psychohistory' in the theories of István Hajnal and István Bibó
Éva Sztáray Kézdy: The Descendants of Former Aristocratic Families in Hungary in the 21st century

17:45 – 18:00: Closing remarks
Rafał Smoczyński

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