2018 Locke Workshop

16-18 July 2018, Mansfield College, Oxford


Keynote Speakers

Lisa Downing (Ohio State) & Ed McCann (University of Southern California)


Monday, July 16

9:00-10:15: Sean Silver (University of Michigan), “What is John Locke’s Idea of Complexity?”

Commentator: Kathryn Tabb (Columbia University)

10:15-11:30: Shigeyuki Aoki (University of Aizu), “The Development of Analogy in Locke’s Philosophy”

Commentator: Matt Priselac (University of Oklahoma)

11:30-12:00: Coffee & Biscuits (in college)

12:00-1:15 Anat Schechtman (University of Wisconsin, Madison), “Locke on Infinity as Quantity”

Commentator: Benjamin Hill (Western University)

1:15-2:15: Lunch (in college)

2:15-3:30: Martin Lenz (Groningen), “Locke’s Life-World: The Teleological Role of Secondary Qualities”

Commentator: Vili Lahteenmaki (University of Helsinki)

3:30-5:15: Keynote Lisa Downing (The Ohio State University), “Qualities, Powers, and Bare Powers in Locke”

Tuesday, July 17

9:00-10:15: James Harris (University of St. Andrews), “The title of King William made good:Two Treatises of Government and the Glorious Revolution”

Commentator: Patrick Connolly (Lehigh University)

10:15-11:30: Hina Nazar (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), “Locke and Rousseau on Educating for Freedom”

Commentator: Shelley Weinberg (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

11:30-12:00: Coffee & Biscuits (in college)

12:00-1:15: Giuliana Di Biase (University “G.d’Annunzio”), “Locke’s Coercive Morality”

Commentator: Daniel Layman (Davidson College)

1:15-2:15: Lunch (in college)

2:15-3:30: Kiyoshi Shimokawa (Gakushuin University), “Locke on Toleration and the Harm Principle”

Commentator: Luisa Simonutti (Institute for the History of Modern Philosophical and Scientific Thought)

3:30-4:45: Ed Curley (University of Michigan), “Locke on Religious Toleration”

Commentator: Doug Casson (St. Olaf College)

Wednesday, July 18

9:00-10:15: Emily Kelahan (Illinois Wesleyan University), “Locke and Hume on Miracles, Testimony, and Probability”

Commentator: David Owen (University of Arizona)

10:15-11:30: Elisabeth Thorsson (University of York), “Revisiting Locke’s Thinking Matter: A Third Way?”

Commentator: Matt Leisinger (Yale University)

11:30-12:00: Coffee & Biscuits (in college)

12:00-1:15: Diego Lucci (American University in Bulgaria and University of Hamburg), “Consciousness, Personal Identity, and Repentance in John Locke’s Views on Salvation”

Commentator: Ruth Boeker (University College Dublin)

1:15-2:45: Lunch (on your own)

2:45-4:30: Keynote: Edwin McCann (University of Southern California)

7:30: Banquet (in college)

Organizers: Paul Lodge (Mansfield College), Antonia LoLordo (University of Virginia), Jessica Gordon-Roth (University of Minnesota)

The 2018 Locke Workshop is supported by:

Mansfield College, University of Oxford

The University of Virginia Philosophy Department

The University of Minnesota Philosophy Department

The John Locke Society (JLS)

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