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The Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism


Symposium: British Platonism and Aesthetics in the 17th-18th Centuries

(Venue: Small Committee Room)

Chair: Douglas Hedley

Organiser: Prof. Douglas Hedley (University of Cambridge)


  • Cecilia Muratori (University of Warwick), ‘Out of the Darkness, through the Fire, into the Light’:  Dionysius Andreas Freher and the International Legacy of Jacob Böhme 
  • Christian Hengstermann (University of Münster), Spinoza Kabbalisticus. Henry More and the  English and German Pantheism Controversies
  • Adrian Mihai (University of Cambridge), Cudworth’s ‘Pleasing Horrour’ and Kant’s ‘das Erhabene’. A Missing Link to Early German Romanticism
  • Endre Szécsényi (University of Aberdeen / ELTE University, Budapest), Lord Shaftesbury’s Case:  The Problems with Neo-Platonic Aesthetics



Thursday, 25 April, 2019 - 16:45 to 18:45
Event location: 
King’s College, Small Committee Room; River Room

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