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Thursday, 28 December

199. Spinoza’s French Legacy

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 410, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Audrey Wasser, Cornell Univ.

1. “French Spinoza,” Douglas Collins, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

2. “Resistant Necessity: Jean Cavaillès and the Foundations of Contemporary French Spinozism,” Knox Peden, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. “Spinoza’s Decisive Role in Sartre and Lacan: Lacan as a Spinozist Critic of Existential Psychoanalysis,” Erich Freiberger, Jacksonville Univ.

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