Spring 2019 Schedule!

Happy holidays from all of us at the Chicago Modern Philosophy Roundtable!  We’ve had a stimulating year of discussions on a wide variety of interesting papers, and the new year will be no different.  We have three meetings and one conference during Spring 2019!  See the flyer below, and please print/distribute widely — we hope to see you at one or more of our 2019 events!

CMPR Spring 2019 Poster

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Last Meeting of Fall 2018: Larry Nolan, “Malebranche & Arnauld on Self-Knowledge”

The last CMPR meeting of 2018 will be a discussion of Larry Nolan’s piece “Malebranche and Arnauld on Self-Knowledge”.  We will meet on Friday, December 7, from 3:45-5pm, at Roosevelt University.  The meeting will be in Auditorium Building, Room 720.  Roosevelt University is also easily accessible via public transit using the CTA Red Line (exit at the Jackson stop & walk southeast), the CTA Green Line (exit at the Adams-Wabash stop & walk south), or the CTA Brown/Pink/Orange/Purple lines (exit at the Washington Library-State/Van Buren stop & walk east-southeast).  For those driving, there is parking on Congress Parkway between Michigan and Wabash, on the south side of the street. This lot can also be accessed on the east side of Wabash between Congress Parkway and Balbo. There are two other lots on Wabash between Congress Parkway and Van Buren. One can get a discounted rate by having the ticket stamped at the desk as one enters the building. Unless one has a Roosevelt ID, one needs a photo ID (preferably a driver’s license) to get in the building.

Fall 2018 Meetings: Specific Location Information (WITH CORRECTED INFO & ADDITIONAL MEETINGS)

Please note below the specific location, transit, and parking instructions for our FOUR meetings during Fall 2018.  (THIS HAS BEEN CORRECTED FROM PREVIOUS VERSIONS OF THIS POST.)

MEETING #1 – Friday, September 28 (3:45-5pm): Jessica Gordon-Roth on Locke @ Roosevelt University.  The meeting will be in Auditorium Building, Room 720.  Roosevelt University is also easily accessible via public transit using the CTA Red Line (exit at the Jackson stop & walk southeast), the CTA Green Line (exit at the Adams-Wabash stop & walk south), or the CTA Brown/Pink/Orange/Purple lines (exit at the Washington Library-State/Van Buren stop & walk east-southeast).  For those driving, there is parking on Congress Parkway between Michigan and Wabash, on the south side of the street. This lot can also be accessed on the east side of Wabash between Congress Parkway and Balbo. There are two other lots on Wabash between Congress Parkway and Van Buren. One can get a discounted rate by having the ticket stamped at the desk as one enters the building. Unless one has a Roosevelt ID, one needs a photo ID (preferably a driver’s license) to get in the building.

MEETING #2 – Friday, October 19 (3:45-5pm): Saja Parvizian & Joe Gottlieb on Descartes @ University of Illinois-Chicago.  The meeting will be in Stevenson Hall, Institute for the Humanities.  UIC is easily accessible via public transit (Blue Line: “UIC-Halsted” stop).  For UIC parking information, see the campus map and click on “Visitor Parking”.

MEETING #3 – Friday, November 16 (3:45-5pm): Manuel Fasko on Berkeley @ Loyola University Chicago.  The meeting will be in Crown Center for the Humanities, Room 530.  Loyola Chicago is easily accessible via public transit (Red Line: “Loyola” stop).  Parking is available at the Main Parking Structure ($7), at 1038N North Kenmore Ave W, Chicago, IL 60626.

MEETING #4 – Friday, December 7 (3:45-5pm): Larry Nolan (topic TBA) @ Roosevelt University.  The meeting will be in Auditorium Building, Room 720.  Roosevelt University is also easily accessible via public transit using the CTA Red Line (exit at the Jackson stop & walk southeast), the CTA Green Line (exit at the Adams-Wabash stop & walk south), or the CTA Brown/Pink/Orange/Purple lines (exit at the Washington Library-State/Van Buren stop & walk east-southeast).  For those driving, there is parking on Congress Parkway between Michigan and Wabash, on the south side of the street. This lot can also be accessed on the east side of Wabash between Congress Parkway and Balbo. There are two other lots on Wabash between Congress Parkway and Van Buren. One can get a discounted rate by having the ticket stamped at the desk as one enters the building. Unless one has a Roosevelt ID, one needs a photo ID (preferably a driver’s license) to get in the building.

 

Third CMPR Fall 2018 Meeting Added!

We’ve just added a THIRD meeting of the Chicago Modern Philosophy Roundtable for this fall!  It will be on Friday, November 16 from 3:45-5pm at Loyola Chicago’s Crown Center for the Humanities (1001 W Loyola Ave, Chicago IL, 60626), Room 530.  We’ll be discussing a precirculated paper by Manuel Fasko (University of Zurich),  “De Actio: A Historical Argument for a Composite Reading of Berkeley’s Notion of Action”.

Specific location and transit information for all three meetings this fall will be in a separate post.

SAVE THE DATES: September 28 & October 19!

The Chicago Modern Philosophy Roundtable is excited to announce our two meetings for Fall 2018!

 

**Friday, September 28, 3:45-5pm**

Jessica Gordon-Roth (University of Minnesota)

“Locke on Personal Identity”

@ Roosevelt University

 

**Friday, October  19, 3:45-5pm**

Saja Parvizian (UIC) & Joe Gottlieb (Texas Tech)

“Descartes’ God is a Deceiver (and that’s OK!)”

@ UI-Chicago

Stay tuned for more specific location details.  We hope to see many of you at one or both of these gatherings!

SUMMER HIATUS & Fall 2018

The Chicago Modern Philosophy Roundtable is on hiatus for the summer!

If you are a graduate student or faculty member working in modern philosophy (any figure from the 16th-18th centuries), and would like to try out something with our group during the 2018-2019 academic year, please contact Kristen Irwin or John Whipple.

Please also save the date for our first meeting of the 2018-2019 academic year!  Jessica Gordon-Roth (Minnesota) will be here on Friday, September 28 from 3:45-5pm — more details forthcoming soon!