South Central Seminars in the History of Early Modern Philosophy

The South Central Seminar in the History of Early Modern Philosophy is an informal group designed to foster interaction among scholars working on topics in the history of early modern (pre-Kantian) philosophy. Since it first convened at Texas A&M University in 1999, it has hosted 182 presentations by 152 different scholars.


Galileo Galilei   Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, November 17-18, 2017
Isaac Newton   University of Texas, Austin, October 16-17, 2015
Rene Descartes   Texas A&M University, May 30-31, 2014
Francisco Suárez   Texas A&M University, September 27-28, 2013
Jonathan Edwards   Texas A&M University, November 2-3, 2012
Elizabeth of Bohemia   Texas A&M University, November 4-5, 2011
Antoine Arnauld   Texas A&M University, November 12-13, 2010
Pierre Bayle   University of Texas, San Antonio, October 23-24, 2009
George Berkeley   Texas A&M University, October 23-25, 2008
Thomas Hobbes   University of Tulsa, November 16-17, 2007
Nicolas Malebranche   University of Arkansas, October 27-28, 2006
Thomas Reid   Baylor University, November 18-19, 2005
Rene Descartes   Rice University, October 29-30, 2004
David Hume   Saint Louis University, September 26-27, 2003
John Locke   Texas Tech University, October 4-5, 2002
Pierre Gassendi   Loyola University, New Orleans, April 12-13, 2002
Samuel Pufendorf   University of Houston, February 9-11, 2001
Baruch Spinoza   Texas A&M University, Nov. 19-20, 1999