CRASSH: Descartes and Ingenium

14 March 2016 - 15 March 2016
Sidgwick Hall, Newnham College

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A two-day conference which will explore the significance of the notion of ‘ingenium’ for Descartes and his circle, and place it in the context of contemporary pedagogy, erudition, philosophy, mathematics, and music. This event is part of the research project, Genius Before Romanticism: Ingenuity in Early Modern Art and Science, a five-year ERC funded project based at CRASSH, University of Cambridge .

Richard Serjeantson and Raphaële Garrod with Alexander Marr, Jose Ramon Marcaida, and Richard Oosterhoff

Igor Agostini (FrU Salento), Roger Ariew (EU S Florida), Michael Edwards (Cambridge), Dan Garber (Princeton), Raphaële Garrod (Cambridge), Emma Gilby (Cambridge), Denis Kambouchner (Sorbonne Paris 1), Richard Oosterhoff (Cambridge), Martine Pécharman (CNRS, Paris), Lucian Petrescu (Université libre de Bruxelles), David Rabouin (Diderot Paris 7 CNRS), Sophie Roux (ENS ULM), Dennis Sepper (EU Dallas), Richard Serjeantson (Cambridge), Justin Smith (Diderot Paris 7), Theo Verbeek (Utrecht).

Supported by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH) at the University of Cambridge. Funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ ERC grant agreement no 617391 and Trinity College Cambridge

Gaenor Moore
Research Project Administrator, CRASSH
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