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Tuesday, 28 December

157. Philosophers of Death

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Lescaze, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Seventeenth-Century French Literature

Presiding: John D. Lyons, Univ. of Virginia

1. “Ethics, Death, and the Cartesian Body,” Erec R. Koch, Tulane Univ.

2. “‘Allons allègrement mourir en philosophe’: De la mort du philosophe à la mort du libertin,” Michel Fournier, Harvard Univ.

3. “Philosophies et visions de la mort dans le premier âge baroque,” Francis B. Assaf, Univ. of Georgia

4. “Désapprendre à mourir: Pascal and the Philosophers of Death,” Hall Bjornstad, Univ. of Oslo

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