General Events

View Full Calendar

John Locke Society Conference

Event Type
Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities Research Institute, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, English, History, and Political Science
Levis Faculty Center, 3rd floor (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)
Jun 13, 2023   9:15 am  
Shelley Weinberg
Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

John Locke Society Conference Program - June 13

9:15–9:45 a.m. Coffee, breakfast, etc.

9:45–10:00 a.m. Welcome

10:00–11:10 a.m. Matthew Leisinger, York University, Canada. “The Conscious Self in Locke and Cudworth”

Comments: Vili Lähteenmäki, University of Oulu, Finland

11:15am–12:25 p.m. William Little, Carleton University, Canada. “Voluntarist or Rationalist?: A Contextual Account of Locke’s Law of Nature” 

Comments: Michael Jacovides, Purdue University

12:30–1:45 p.m. Lunch

1:50–3:00 p.m. Tsubasa Uchisaka, International Christian University, Japan. “Reception of Cicero’s Philosophy in John Locke’s Epistemology” 

Comments: Timothy Tennyson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3:05–4:15 p.m. Kathryn Tabb, Bard College. “Locke’s Two Doctrines of Punishment” 

Comments: Atanacio (Tony) Hernandez, The Stephenson Institute for Classical Liberalism at Wabash College.

4:15–4:35 p.m. Break

4:40–6:00 p.m. Keynote: Margaret Atherton, Distinguished Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee “Words with Locke” 

Comments: Lewis Powell, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

6:30 p.m. Dinner (Provided in Champaign)

link for robots only