The UWO Descartes Research Group is a collection of scholars and philosophers with an interest in Descartes and seventeenth-century philosophy generally. We meet biweekly to critically discuss recent scholarship on Descartes and Cartesianism. If you are interested in becoming a member, or participating in any of our meetings, please contact the director of the group, Benjamin Hill, at the following address (descarte@uwo.ca).

Meetings Information
For full listing of dates, locations and topics currently being discuss, click here.

Latest News:

April 1, 2010:
Workshop on Decartes' Philosophy of mind April 29-30, 2010, click here for more information.

November 16, 2009:
UWO Descartes' Days, Dan Kaufman's talk on "Simplicity".

November 6, 2009:
UWO Descartes' Days, Abstract for Paul Hoffman's presentation is available here.

October 30,2009:
Upcoming Event on April 2010, UWO Descartes Days. Click here for details.

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  • April 29-30, 2010
    Decartes' Philosophy of mind