May 20- Kirwin on Nietzsche & Freedom of the Will

Join us this Friday, May 20, for a joint session with the Wittgenstein workshop. Claire Kirwin (Chicago) will present her paper “Pulling Oneself Up by the Hair: Understanding Nietzsche on the Freedom of the Will,” which is available on our papers page. Reading the paper in advance is optional.

As usual, we will meet 1:30-4:20pm in Wieboldt 408.

 

Poster- May 29- Kirwin

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April 20th- Gabriel on Existence and Sense

On Wednesday, April 20th from 4:30-6:30 PM, the GPW is assisting the CEPW to host Markus Gabriel from Universität Bonn, who will discuss his papers “The Meaning of ‘Existence’ and the Contingency of Sense” and “Neutral Realism” which can be found on our papers page. Please read the papers in advance and come ready to discuss.

Poster- April 20- Gabriel

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April 15th- Simonelli on Knowledge, Perception, and Experience

German Philosophers!

This coming Friday, April 15th, 2:00-4:30 (note the later start time) in Wieboldt 408, Ryan Simonelli will be presenting his paper “Having Knowledge in Experience,” in which he discusses issues in John McDowell’s philosophy of perceptual experience, drawing on various German philosophers, both living and dead, including recent GPW guests Andrea Kern and Sebastian Rödl. The paper will be read in part during the session and is available in full here. Please join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion.

 

Poster- April 15- Simonelli

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April 1st: Conant on Kant on Additive Conceptions of Human Mindedness

Greetings Friends,

This Friday, April 1st, Jim Conant will present his paper on “Kant’s Critique of the Layer-Cake Conception of Human Mindedness.” The paper will be read in part during the Workshop and can be found in full here.

Like always, the Workshop will meet from 1:30-4:20 in Wieboldt 408.

If you require any accommodations to attend this event, please contact Warren at warrenwilson(at)uchicago(dot)edu.

Poster- April 1- Conant

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March 18th: Khurana on Consciousness of Life and Living Self-Consciousness

Greetings German Philosophers!

This Friday, March 18th, we have the honor of hosting Thomas Khurana (Frankfurt) to hear his paper “Consciousness of Life and Living Self-Consciousness: On Hegel’s Transformative Picture of the Human Mind.” The paper will be read in shorter form at the Workshop and can be found in full here. As usual, the Workshop will meet from 1:30-4:20 in Wieboldt 408.

If you require any accommodations to attend this event, please contact Warren at warrenwilson(at)uchicago(dot)edu.

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March 4th: Rödl on Truth at an Index

Hello all,

This week, join us in welcoming Sebastian Rödl (Leipzig) as he presents his paper “Truth at an Index” to a joint session of the German Philosophy Workshop and Wittgenstein Workshop.  The paper should be read in advance and can be found here. As usual, the Workshop will meet from 1:30-4:20 in Wieboldt 408.

If you require any accommodations to attend this event, please contact Warren at warrenwilson(at)uchicago(dot)edu.

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February 19th: Hoeppner on Kant’s Categories

Join the German Philosophy Workshop this Friday, February 19th as Till Hoeppner (Potsdam) presents his research “What Could Kant’s Categories Be?” The paper will be presented during the session. The Workshop will meet from 1:30-3:30 in Wieboldt 408. Please arrive on time, since we will begin precisely at 1:30.

The Workshop will end at 3:30 this week in order to allow participants to also attend Anton Koch’s talk on “Kant’s Transcendental Deduction,” starting at 4:30 at UIC. If you would be available to drive participants to UIC from UChicago, please contact Warren at warrenwilson(at)uchicago(dot)edu as soon as possible.

 

Poster- Feb 19- Hoeppner

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February 19th: Anton Koch at UIC

Prof. Dr. Anton Koch (University of Heidelberg; Visiting Professor at University of Chicago) will be giving a talk entitled “Kant’s Transcendental Deduction” on February 19th at 4:30pm. The event will be held at UIC’s Institute for the Humanities, in Stevenson Hall (a map of the venue with parking can be found here).

The German Philosophy Workshop with Till Hoeppner will end at 3:30 that day to allow for participants to attend both talks. If you would be available to drive participants to UIC from UChicago, please contact Warren at warrenwilson(at)uchicago(dot)edu as soon as possible.

Koch-Talk

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February 12th: Engstrom on Self-Consciousness and the Unity of Knowledge

This Friday, February 12th, the German Philosophy Workshop is honored to welcome Professor Stephen Engstrom (Pittsburgh) as he presents his paper “Self-consciousness and the Unity of Knowledge”. Prof Engstrom requests that workshop participants read the paper in advance, as he will only quickly review it before moving to discussion.

The full paper may be found on our Papers page.

The Workshop will meet 1:30-4:30 in Wieboldt 408.

Poster-Feb 12-Engstrom

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