This Friday, June 5, the German Philosophy Workshop welcomes Paul Franks (Yale University), who will present his paper “Fichte’s ‘Jewish Idea': Self-Consciousness, the Second Person, and Kabbalistic Realism”. The paper will be read at the meeting. The Workshop meets 1:30-4:20 PM in Wieboldt 408.

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Two events this week: Michael Della Rocca (Thursday) and Tom Schulte (Friday)

This Thursday, May 21, the Workshop hosts Michael Della Rocca (Yale University), who will present his paper “The Parmenidean Ascent: Action”. The paper, which should be read in advance, is available here. The Workshop meets 4:30-6:20 in Wieboldt 408.

Note the unusual day and time.

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This Friday, May 22, Tom Schulte will present his paper “Self-Consciousness and the Practical Turn in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit”. The paper is available here. This meeting will be held in Wieboldt 408 from 1:30-4:30.

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May 8: Yeomans on Hegel and Political Philosophy

This Friday, May 8, the German Philosophy Workshops welcomes Christopher Yeomans, who will present his paper “Hegel, Montesquieu, and the Role of the Ständegesellschaft in Political Philosophy”. The paper will not be distributed in advance. The Workshop meets 1:30-4:30 in Wieboldt 408.

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May 1: Gurofsky on Kant’s Realism

This Friday, May 1, the German Philosophy Workshop welcomes Simon Gurofsky (University of Chicago), who will present his paper “Elements of Kant’s Empirical Realism”. The paper is available here; contact the workshop coordinator for the password. The Workshop meets 1:30-4:30 in Wieboldt 408.

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April 10: Kant on Sensibility and Wickedness

This Friday, April 10, the Workshop will hear Jessica Tizzard (University of Chicago) present her paper “Kant on sensible dependency and the possibility of failure, impurity, and wickedness”. The paper will be available here shortly.

The Workshop meets from 1:30-4:30 PM in Wieboldt 408.

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March 20: Andrea Kern on the very idea of a capacity for knowledge

This Friday, the Workshop welcomes Andrea Kern (University of Leipzig), who will present her paper “On the very idea of a capacity for knowledge”. Prof. Kern says her paper is in large part about Kant. We will meet at our usual place and time, Wieboldt 408 from 1:30-4:30 PM.

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Friday: Russell on Kant, Self-Opacity, Self-Knowledge

This Friday, March 6, the Workshop welcomes the University of Chicago’s own Francey Russell, who will present her paper “Kant on Moral Self-Opacity and Self-Knowledge”. The paper can be downloaded at our papers page; please email the workshop coordinator for the password. The Workshop will meet from 1:30-4:30 PM in Wieboldt 408.

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Friday: Jankowiak on Kant and Continuity

This Friday, The German Philosophy Workshop welcomes Tim Jankowiak, who will present his paper “Considering Kant on Continuity: In Search of a Transcendental Argument”. The paper, which should be read in advance, can be found on our Papers page. As always, email the workshop coordinator for the password.

The Workshop meets in Wieboldt 408 from 1:30-4:30.

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February 6: Blecher on Modality in Kant

This Friday, The Workshop welcomes Ian Blecher of Haverford College, who will present his paper “Kant’s Principles of Modality as Postulates of Empirical Thinking”. We will meet Friday, February 6 in Wieboldt 408 from 1:30-4:30 PM. The paper can be downloaded here; contact the workshop coordinator for the password.

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This Friday: Mendelsohn on Hegel’s Antigone

This Friday, January 23, the German Philosophy Workshop will host the University of Chicago’s own Joshua Mendelsohn, who will present his paper “Hegel on the Ethics of Antigone”. Mendelsohn uses Hegel’s reading of Sophocles’ Antigone to cast light on Hegel’s conception of the ontology of social roles, in critical comparison to Christine Korsgaard. The workshop will meet in what will be our regular time and place this quarter: 1:30-4:30 PM in Wieboldt 408. The paper can be downloaded here. Contact Ben Pierce for the download password.

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