South Central Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

Friday, November 17, 2017 - Saturday, November 18, 2017
Murphy Seminar Room , 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Marshall T. Steel Center will host the eighteenth annual meeting of the South Central Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy. The conference will be held Friday through Saturday, November 17 - 18, 2017 at Hendrix College, in Conway, Arkansas. As with other Seminars in Early Modern Philosophy held throughout North America and Europe every year, the papers presented here will cover subjects in philosophy from (roughly) the period from Montaigne to Kant.  Ten papers will be presented during the conference. For more information, please visit: for a complete list of titles and presenters.  The conference organizer is Dr. Fred Ablondi, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Marshall T. Steel Center for the study of Religion and Philosophy. Questions may be directed to Dr. Ablondi at
As a prelude to the conference, guest speaker - Dr. Gideon Manning, Scholar of Philosophy (and presenter at the conference) will give a public talk, Death: A History,  on Thursday evening, November 16th at 7 pm in the Mills Center, Room B. The talk will be followed by an opportunity to meet and visit with Dr. Manning in the Mills Center lobby.
Attendance to both the conference and the talk by Dr. Manning are free and open to all.
A reservation is required for conference attendance; please contact Tammy Vanaman at to make your reservation by November 1.

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