32nd Annual International Hume Conference – Toronto, Canada

University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
July 19-23, 2005

Conference Co-directors:

Donald Ainslie, University of Toronto
David Owen, University of Arizona
Stanley Tweyman, York University

The Hume Society is pleased to announce its thirty-second annual conference, to be held July19-23, 2005. All sessions, lunch, and the conference banquet, will take place at Trinity College, in the University of Toronto.

The conference theme is: Hume and the French, including such sub-themes as:

  • Hume the Essayist
  • Hume in Paris
  • 18th-century Philosophy and the “Auld Alliance”
  • Hume and Montaigne
  • Hume and Descartes
  • Hume and Malebranche
  • Hume and Montesquieu
  • Hume and Rousseau
  • Hume and the Philosophes
  • French Hume Scholarship

Plenary speakers include:

Daniel Garber, Princeton University
Don Garrett, New York University
Michel Malherbe, Université de Nantes
Martha C. Nussbaum, University of Chicago


Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto.

Co-sponsored by the Departments of English, French, Religious Studies, and Political Science, University of Toronto; the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto; and the University of Trinity College in the University of Toronto.

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