EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination Seminar), 2005-06

Venue: Room ST273 (Stewart House), Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E. Time: 2-4pm. Refreshments provided.

3 December 2005: Anke Timmermann (University of Cambridge) With rhyme and reason: the genre of alchemical poetry in the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries.

14 January 2006: Ian Maclean (All Soul’s College, Oxford): Medical uses of diagrams, 1480-1580.

4 February 2006: Benjamin Wardhaugh (Hertford College, Oxford): The idea of ‘harmonics’ 1600-1700.

Tom Dixon (University of Manchester): “Spirituall Musick”: Peter Sterry’s Model of Divine Harmony.

4 March 2006: Jacqueline Broad (Monash University, Australia), Margaret Cavendish and Joseph Glanvill: Reconstructing their Correspondence on Witchcraft.

22 April 2006: A.E.L. Davis (Imperial College), Kepler: the ultimate Aristotelian.

6 May 2006: Michael Hunter (Birkbeck, University of London) Bacon, Boyle and the early Royal Society: a question of mutual influence.

3 June 2006: Barbara Obrist (CNRS, Paris) “Nuda Natura” and the Alchemist in Jean Perréal’s Early Sixteenth Century Miniature.

Organisers: Dr Stephen Clucas ([email protected]) and Dr Peter J. Forshaw ([email protected]).

NB For the most up-to-date information regarding the seminar please check our webpage: http://www2.sas.ac.uk/ies/events/seminars/Emphasis/2005-6.htm