June 6: Ariel Zylberman on Kant, Law, and Freedom

This Friday, June 6, Ariel Zylberman will be the German Philosophy Workshop’s final speaker of the year. Dr. Zylberman (McGill University) will present his paper “The Public Form of Law: Kant on the Second-Personal Constitution of Freedom”. The paper is to be read in advance, and can be downloaded here.

We meet at our usual time and place, 1:30-4:30 PM in SS 302.

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May 23: Hasan on Kant, Poverty, and Freedom

This Friday, May 23, the Workshop is proud to host Rafeeq Hasan (University of Chicago), who will present his paper “The Form and Matter of Choice: Kant on Poverty and External Freedom”.

We will meet in our usual time and place: 1:30-4:30 PM in Social Science 302.

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May 9: Tom Evnen on Hegel’s Metaphysics

This Friday, May 9, the German Philosophy Workshop is proud to welcome Tom Evnen (University of Chicago), who will present his paper ‘Hegel’s Critical Metaphysics and the Logic of “Absolute Form”‘. We will meet from 1:30-4:30 PM in SS 302.

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April 25: Paul Redding on Hegel and Pragmatism

The German Philosophy Workshop is proud to host Paul Redding (University of Sydney) next Friday, April 25. Prof. Redding will present his paper “An Idealist (Hegelian) Solution to a Tangle of Analytic-Pragmatist (Brandomian) Problems”, which may be downloaded here. We will meet in our usual time and place, 1:30-4:30 PM in SS 302.

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April 11: Tizzard on Kant

At the Workshop’s next meeting, Jessica Tizzard (University of Chicago) will present her paper “The Role of Sensibility in Kant’s Account of Moral Judgment”. The meeting will take place at our usual time (1:30-4:30) in a new location, which will be our regular spring quarter meeting place: Social Science 302. The paper can be downloaded here.

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March 14: Pascal Brixel

This Friday, April 14, the German Philosophy and Wittgenstein Workshops will conclude the Winter quarter with a paper from our own Pascal Brixel, “Contextualism and the Very Idea of a Philosophical Theory”. The paper can be downloaded here.

We meet at our usual place and time, Wieboldt 408 from 1:30-4:30.

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Upcoming Workshop events

After a packed month of speakers and conferences, the Workshop looks forward to a busy spring. After Houston Smit’s upcoming visit, we close the quarter with our own Pascal Brixel. The schedule for next quarter is as follows:

April 11: Jessica Tizzard (University of Chicago)
“Subjective Grounds of Willing in Kant’s Practical Philosophy”

April 25: Paul Redding (University of Sydney)

May 2: Hans Sluga (University of California, Berkeley) – Joint meeting with Wittgenstein Workshop

May 9: Tom Evnen (University of Chicago)
“Kant and Hegel on the Non-Discursive Intellect”

May 23: Rafeeq Hasan (University of Chicago)
“Independence versus Need: Kant on Poverty”

June 6: Ariel Zylberman (University of Toronto)
“The Public Form of Law: The Second-Personal Constitution of Freedom”

 

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Friday, March 7: Smit on Kant’s Theory of Cognition

This Friday, March 7, the Workshop is excited to host Houston Smit (University of Arizona), who will present his paper “Cognition, Understanding, and Determination: Kant’s Reply to Jacobi’s Objection”. The workshop will meet as usual from 1:30-4:30 in Wieboldt 408. The paper should be read in advance; for a copy of the paper, please contact Ben Pierce.
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February 28: Thomas Land on Kant

Tomorrow the Workshop is excited host Thomas Land (Cambridge), who will present his paper “Spatial Representation, Magnitude, and the Two Stems of Cognition in Kant”. The paper need not be read in advance, but can be downloaded here.

When: Friday, February 28 1:30pm-4:20pm
Where: Wieboldt 408
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January 7: Haag, “Faculties in Kant and Fichte”

This Friday, the Workshop is proud to welcome Johannes Haag (Universität Potsdam), who will present his paper on “Faculties in Kant and Fichte”. The paper can be downloaded by clicking here.

When: Friday February 7, 1:30-4:20 PM
Where: Wieboldt 408
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