June 1-4, 2012, Moral and Social Philosophy/La philosophie morale et sociale de Berkeley, Université de Sherbrooke (Campus Longueuil), Longueuil, Québec

Organized by Bertil Belfrage, Sébastien Charles, and David Raynor, the conference featured the following presentations:

  • Bertil Belfrage (Lund, Sweden): “George Berkeley’s Fundamentalism: A Passing Phase in His Moral Philosophy (1707-1712)”
  • Sébastien Charles (Sherbrooke): “De Pascal à Locke: la reprise berkeleyenne des enjeux philosophiques concernant la tolérance religieuse et civile”
  • Milowit Kuninski (Jagiellonian U, Cracow): “The Old and the New in Berkeley’s Passive Obedience
  • Scott Breuninger (South Dakota): “Improving the ‘Health of the Nation’: Berkeley, Virtue, and Ireland”
  • Heta Gylling (Helsinki): “Berkeley: A Worldly Philosopher”
  • Richard J. Van Iten (Iowa St): “Berkeley’s Pragmatic Bent and its Bearing on his Social Philosophy”
  • Luc Peterschmitt (Paris Ouest Nanterre): “Une philosophie pour quoi faire? Berkeley face au scepticisme et à l’irréligion”
  • Ahmed Mellah (U Sénia Oran, Algérie): “La réforme morale et sociale de Berkeley”
  • Pascal Taranto (Nantes): “Vérité et utilité dans la pensée morale de Berkeley”
  • Jérémy Girard (Nantes): “La bonne société d’après Berkeley: entre éducation religieuse et coutume raisonnable”
  • Timo Airaksinen (Helsinki): “Berkeley and Human Freedom”
  • Daniel Flage (James Madison): “Ethics in Alciphron
  • Adam Grzelinski (Nicolaus Copernicus U, Torun, Poland): “Berkeley’s Understanding of Beauty and His Polemic with Shaftesbury”
  • Ville Paukkonen (Helsinki): “Berkeley’s Eudaemonistic Ethics: the Case of Sociability”
  • Hugh Hunter (Toronto): “Berkeley on Doing Good and Meaning Well”
  • Stephen Daniel (Texas A&M): “Berkeley and Hobbes: The Acceptance of the Political/Linguistic Self”
  • Melissa Frankel (Carlton): “Morality, Idealism, and the Possibility of Sin”
  • Marta Szymanska-Lewoszewska (Jagiellonian U, Cracow): “The Meaning of Berkeley’s Request for mundum contemplandum, & imitandumin Human Acting in the Moral World”
  • Nancy Kendrick (Wheaton C, MA): “Berkeley and The Ladies Library
  • Marc Hight (Hampden Sydney): “Berkeley on Economic Bubbles”
  • Artem Besedin (Lomonosov Moscow State): “The Principles of Berkeley’s Early Social Philosophy”
  • The conference ended with a summary of the French presentations by Sébastien Charles and a summary of the English presentations by Steve Daniel.
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