The first annual North Sea Early Modern philosophy workshop, “Epicureanism and Anti-Epicureanism in Early Modern Philosophy” Sponsored by Philosophy Department at Leiden University, and supported by funds supplied by Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. Conference Schedule:

Friday 11 April Vrieshof 4.012 9:00-10:30: James Harris (St Andrews) “The Epicurean in Hume” 10:30-10:45 Coffee Break 10:45am-12:00pm Jani Hakkarainen (Tampere) “Hume on Secondary Qualities” 12:15-13:30pm: Lunch TBA 13:45-15:00pm Paul Schuurman (Rotterdam) “Locke’s Epicurean Ethics that Was Never Demonstrated'” 15:00-15:15 Coffee Break 15:15-16:30pm James Snyder (CUNY) “Ficino & Lucretius” 16:30-16:45 Coffee Break 16:45-18pm: Justin Smith (Concordia) “Leibniz, Charleton, and the Epicurean Roots of ‘Animal Economy'” 19:00: Conference Dinner TBA

Saturday April 12 Lipsius 030 9:00-10:30: Dana Jalobeanu (Bucharest) Experimental philosophy as therapy: Stoic vs.Epicurean themes in 17th century 10:30-10:45 Coffee 10:45am-12:00pm Dobre Mihnea (Bucharest/Nijmegen) “Shaping the Body: the Epicurean temptation of the Early Cartesianism 12:15-13:30pm: Lunch 13:45-14:45pm Anne Woodward (Utrecht) ‘Spinoza and Epicurus on ‘the fear of death and th attainment of our ‘natural’ state of permanent and supreme joy”. 14:45-1500 Coffee 15:00-16:15 Juhana Lemetti (Helsinki) Hobbes, imagination and the Epicurean tradition 16:15-16:35: Coffee Break 16:40-6pm: Han van Ruler (Rotterdam) “Hobbes, Spinoza and Epicurus”

If you desire to attend, please RSVP by April 6 to Eric Schliesser ([email protected]).