The Center History of Women Philosophers and Scientists recently acquired the Du Châtelet manuscripts contained in the Voltaire Collection of the Russian National Library at Saint Petersburg. In this workshop, the Center’s working group that focuses on the respective writings will give an introduction into new aspects of the Du Châtelet research arising from their insights into the manuscripts.
- Prof. Dr. Sarah Hutton (University of York): welcome and commentaries
- Dr. Stefanie Ertz (Center History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn): inedita from St. Petersburg – “Some new details from the intellectual biography of Mme Du Châtelet”
- Ana Rodrigues (Paderborn University): “Du Châtelet on social order and the foundations of morals”
- George Vlahakis (Hellenic Open University Patras): guest talk – “The “Greek” Emilie and her role for the re-appearance of metaphysics in natural philosophy books during modern Greek Enlightenment”
Time: 4 - 8 PM
Location: Paderborn University/ Room O1.258