The Schedule

Spinoza Mini-conference -- APA Pacific, 2008 

About the Mini-conference

The Schedule

The Papers and Comments

The Participants

Saturday, March 22nd

Morning Session (8:30-11:30): Spinoza’s Psychology

7:30-8:30: Continental Breakfast provided by the APA

"Projectivism in the Ethics: 3p9s and 3p39s."

Speaker: Michael LeBuffe (Texas A&M)
Commentator: Matt Kisner (University of South Carolina)
Chair: Paul Hoffman (UC-Riverside)

“Striving, Oomph, and Intelligibility in Spinoza”

Speaker: Michael Della Rocca (Yale University)
Commentator: Don Rutherford (UCSD)
Chair: John Carriero (UCLA)

“Representation and Misrepresentation in Spinoza’s Psychology”

Speaker: Don Garrett (NYU), read by Eugene Marshall (Dartmouth College)
Commentator: Charlie Huenemann (Utah State University)
Chair: Nick Jolley (UC-Irvine)

11:30-1:00: Lunch

Afternoon Session (1:00-4:00): Psychology and Politics

“The Power of Reason Over the Passions”

Speaker:  Martin Lin (Rutgers University)
Commentator: Karolina Huebner (University of Chicago)
Chair: Ursula Goldenbaum (Emory University and Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)

“Wonder, Miracles, and Politics” 

Speaker: Michael Rosenthal (University of Washington)
Commentator: Tom Cook (Rollins College)
Chair: Edwin Curley (University of Michigan)

“Harmony and Discord  in Spinoza’s Social Model of the Mind”

 Speaker: Eugene Marshall (Dartmouth College)
Commentator: Minna Koivuniemi (Uppsala Universitet)
Chair: Don Rutherford (UCSD)

Sunday, March 23rd

8:30: Breakfast for participants, provided by the APA

Morning Session (9:00-Noon) Round-table
Round-table discussion with all participants
Moderators: Eugene Marshall and Michael Rosenthal