“Chymistry and Mechanism in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries”

Saturday, 14 November, at Birkbeck College, London

Programme:

11.00 am: Solange Gonzalez : ‘Le role de la chimie dans les débats autour de l’occasionnalisme dans la seconde moitié du XVIIe siécle” (in French).

12.00 pm: Anne-Lise Rey: ‘La place de la chimie dans la philosophie naturelle de G.W. Leibniz: la compréhension leibnizienne des mutations chimiques de la matière partir de la correspondance entre Leibniz et Hartsoeker’ (in French).

1.00 pm: Lunch

2.30 pm: SHAC AGM

3.00 pm: Bernard Joly: ‘Between Newton and Stahl, Etienne-François Geoffroy and the chemical mistrust of mechanism” (in English).

4.00 pm: Remi Franckowiak: ‘Du Clos and the mechanization of chemical philosophy’ (in English).

5.00 pm: Drinks reception

Booking forms can be downloaded from http://www.ambix.org/SHAC%20November%20meeting%20Form.pdf or contact [email protected] for further information.