CFP: Naturalness of Man and World

Posted on October 26, 2007


The 10th International Conference of the Spinoza-Society, held at the Philipps University of Marburg, Sept. 26-26th 2008

Keynote Speakers:
Dieter Birnbacher (Düsseldorf), Andrea Esser (Marburg), Alan Gabbey (Columbia University), Petra Gehring (Darmstadt), Barbara Merker (Frankfurt), Ursula Renz (ETH Zürich), Winfried Schröder (Marburg), Robert Spaemann (Stuttgart), Rudolf Stichweh (Luzern), Lutz Wingert (ETH Zürich)

Call for papers for the following panels:

  • Reception of Spinozistic conceptions of nature
  • Nature and history
  • Nature and Mind
  • Nature and Lawlikeness
  • Nature and Religion

Please send abstract (German or English) under the heading of the section the paper should presented by March 31th 2008 to

Awarded Essay: How much of Man is natural?

Responses to this question can be submitted till May 15th 2008. Enclose a CV on one page to Contributors should be under 35 at December 12th 2008 and not yet hold a professorship. Prize: 1000 Euro. The elected essay will be presented on the conference and be published.

PD Dr. Ursula Renz
Wissenschaftliche Assistentin
Professur für Philosophie
ETH Zentrum
Rämistr. 36
CH – 8092 Zürich