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21-22 marzo 2023: Leibniz on Infinity. Convegno internazionale

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz

Progetto di Eccellenza 2023-2027 presenta:

Leibniz on Infinity

Convegno internazionale

21-22 marzo 2023

Sala Napoleonica, Via S. Antonio 12, Milano

The conference is streamed on Zoom.

In order to attend the conference on zoom, email to: stefano.dibella@unimi.it


Tuesday, 21 March

10.00 – Welcome Address

10.30 – 11.30
Richard T.W. Arthur (McMaster, Ontario)
Leibniz on Metaphysical Points and Instants of Change

11.30– 12.30
Carla Rita Palmerino (Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Infinite Matter and Infinite Space in the Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence


14.30 – 15.30
Vincenzo De Risi (Sphere - CNRS Paris Cité)
Leibniz on the Definability of Space and Extension

15.30 - 16.30
Antoni Malet (Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona)
Debates on the Infinite Divisibility of Extension at the Turn of the 18th Century:
Between Mathematics, Philosophy and Theology

16.30 – 17.30
Sandra Bella (Sphere - CNRS Paris Cité/ERC Philiumm)
What does Infinity Reveal about Heterogeneity ? Leibnizian Reflections about Angles of Contact

Wednesday, 22 March

9.00 – 10.00
Ohad Nachtomy (Technion, Haifa)
Infinity in Nature and the Nature of Infinity

Osvaldo Ottaviani (Technion, Haifa)
“Omnia Conspirantia atque Connexa”. Leibniz on Infinity and the Universal Connexion of All Things

11.00 – 12.00
David Rabouin (Sphere - CNRS Paris Cité/ERC Philiumm)
Some News on Leibniz’s Syncategorematic Infinite

12.00 - Final Remarks and Conclusion

Organisers: Stefano Di Bella, Niccolò Guicciardini

Con il patrocinio della Sodalitas Leibnitiana.

Everyone interested is welcome to attend.

It will be possible to access the meeting until all places are filled.

The meeting will be held in English.

Participation is strongly recommended to students of the Doctoral School in Philosophy and Human Sciences and to students of the Doctoral School “The Human Mind and its Explanations: Language, Brain, and Reasoning”.

22 marzo 2023
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