Presentations

 

Talks 

“Leibniz’s Monads and Conway’s Monads”, Hamburg-Berlin Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy, Humboldt University Berlin, June 15, 2018.

“Re-Examining Conway’s Metaphysics of Substance”, SWIP Ireland Annual Conference, University College Dublin, May 18, 2018.

“Nothing Is Simply One Thing”, New York University, February 2, 2018.

“Every Feeling is the Perception of a Truth,” University of Pittsburgh, January 29, 2018 (invited); Rice University, January 18, 2018 (invited); University of Notre Dame, December 8, 2017. (invited)

“Re-examining Anne Conway’s Metaphysics of Substance,” Lehigh University 5th Annual Philosophy Conference: Women in Early Modern Philsophy, October 19, 2017.

“Moral Knowledge in Leibniz’s New Essays,” Harvard History of Philosophy Workshop, Harvard, September 29, 2017.

“Conway’s Argument from Love,” Atelier Franco-Américain, ENS Lyon, June 9, 2017.

“Leibniz on Moral Instincts,” Nature, Mind and Action in Leibniz, Turku University, June 1, 2017.

“Every Feeling is the Perception of a Truth,” Williams College, February 28, 2017 (invited); University of Richmond, February 20, 2017 (invited); University of Chicago, February 9, 2017 (invited).

“Leibniz’s Reflection Argument Against Materialism,” University of Memphis, February 3, 2017. (invited)

“Every Feeling is the Perception of a Truth,” University of Groningen, December 6, 2016. (invited)

“Divine Minds? Leibniz and the Similarity Thesis,” X. Internationaler Leibniz-Kongress, Hanover, July 18-23, 2016.

“’Every Feeling is the Perception of a Truth.’ Moral Knowledge in the New Essays,” X. Internationaler Leibniz-Kongress, Hanover, July 18-23, 2016.

“Reflection, Intelligibility, and Leibniz’s Case Against Materialism,” Leibniz Doctoral Seminar, Hanover, July 12-16, 2016.*

“Loving the Body, Loving the Soul. Conway’s Vitalist Critique of Cartesian and Morean Dualism,” New Naratives in Philosophy: Rediscovering Neglected Works by Early Modern Women, Duke University, March 2016.*

“Loving the Body, Loving the Soul. Conway’s Vitalist Critique of Cartesian and Morean Dualism,” Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Oxford, March 2016.*

“The Nature of Things and the Nature of Mind. Leibniz on Self-Knowledge,” First Carinthian Workshop on Topics from Early Modern Philosophy to Kant: Cognition, Self-Knowledge and the Self, University of Klagenfurt, September 2015.*

“Knowledge Human and Divine,” The Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, Workshop: Necessity and Contingency in Early Modern Philosophy, Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, August 2014.*

“The Marble’s Veins. Locke and Leibniz on Innate Ideas,” Princeton Graduate Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy, February 2014.

“Leibniz’s Formalist Epistemology of Necessity,” 4th NYC Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy, Fordham University, March 2014.*

“Leibniz on Knowing Necessary Truths,” South Central Seminar in the History of Early Modern Philosophy, Texas A&M, September 2013.*

“The Marble’s Veins. Locke and Leibniz on Innate Ideas,” New England Colloquium in Early Modern Philosophy, Yale University, May 2013.*

“A View from Nowhere,” University of Groningen, January 2013. (invited speaker)

“The Bounds of Reason: The Place of Subjectivity in Spinoza’s Ethics,” Subjectivity, Selfhood and Agency in the Arabic and Latin Traditions, Uppsala University, August 2012.*

“Mind the Gap. Leibniz’ Use of Analogies and the Principle of Continuity,” 2nd HU Berlin – King’s College London Joint Graduate Workshop, King’s College London, May 2011.

 

Invited Comments

Comments on Martin Lin, “Metaphysical Rationalism”, Author Meets Critics – Martin Lin: Being and Reason, HU Berlin, June 2016.

Comments on Donald Rutherford, “Sapientia est Scientia Felicitatis: The Foundations of Leibniz’s Perfectionism,” 11th Annual Conference of the Leibniz Society of North America, October 2017.

Comments on Samuel Levey, “A Quibble over Words? Revisiting the Dispute Between Leibniz and Arnauld Concerning Substance,” Baltimore, Eastern APA, January 6, 2017.

Comments on Stephen Darwall, “Cudworth, Shaftesbury, and Leibniz”, Society for Early Modern Philosophy at Yale, October 2015.

Comments on Samuel Rickless, “Locke’s Ontology of Relations,” Yale Locke Workshop, October 2014.

Comments on Julia Jorati, “Leibnizian Spontaneity and Teleology,” Pittsburgh Area Colloquium, 2013.

Comments on Martha Bolton, “Metaphysics and Psychology in Leibniz’s Theory of Ideas,” Yale Leibniz Workshop, October 2012.

Comments on Rory Campbell, “Fodor’s Causal Account of Content,” HU Berlin – King’s College London Joint Graduate Workshop, HU Berlin, October 2010.

Comments on Marcelo Dascal, “Leibniz’s Two-Pronged Dialectic,” HU Berlin Leibniz Workshop, June 2008.

Comments on Steven Nadler, “Spinoza and Consciousness,” HU Berlin Spinoza Workshop, June 2007.