Workshop in Paderborn The Unknown Du Châtelet: Inedita from St. Petersburg

The Center History of Women Philosophers and Scientists  http://historyofwomenphilosophers.org/ recently acquired the Du Châtelet manuscripts contained in the Voltaire Collection of the Russian National Library at Saint Petersburg. In this workshop, the Center’s working group that focuses on the respective writings will give an introduction into new aspects of the Du Châtelet research arising from their insights into the manuscripts.

Workshop

The Unknown Du Châtelet: Inedita from St. Petersburg

2018, January 23rd, 4 – 8 pm

Room: O1.258

Welcome and Commentaries

Sarah Hutton (University of York)

Talks

Stefanie Ertz (Center History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn)

Inedita from St. Petersburg: some new details from the intellectual biography of Mme Du Châtelet

Elena Muceni (Center History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn)

Emilie Du Châtelet’s intellectual background

Ana Rodrigues (Paderborn University)

Du Châtelet on social order and the foundations of morals

Guest Talk

George Vlahakis (Hellenic Open University Patras)

The “Greek” Emilie and her role for the re-appearance of metaphysics in natural philosophy books during modern Greek Enlightenment

 

All are welcomed to attend!

 

For more information, please visit

http://historyofwomenphilosophers.org/event/emily-du-chatelet/

 

 

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