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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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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Friday: Moreno Rocchi on Kant

The Autumn quarter’s final German Philosophy Workshop meeting features Moreno Rocchi (University of Rome), who will present his paper “Formal Intuition and Transcendental Method in Kant”. Much of the paper will be read at the workshop. The paper can be accessed at our papers page. Email Ben (benpierce [at] uchicago [dot] edu) for the password.

Note that the Workshop meets in a different location this week.

When: Friday, December 12, 1:30-4:20
Where: Wieboldt 408

 

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Friday: Andrew Werner on Hegel

This Friday the German Philosophy Workshop welcomes the U of C’s own Andrew Werner. We will discuss his paper “Hegel on Theoretical and Speculative Cognition”, available here. Section 4 of the paper will be mostly skipped at the meeting.

When: Friday, November 21 (1:30-4:20)
Where: Cobb 112

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Two talks this week by Sebastian Rödl

This week Sebastian Rödl (Universität Leipzig) will join the German Philosophy Workshop for two meetings. Prof. Dr. Rödl hardly needs an introduction at our Workshop. His work on Kant, Hegel, tense logic, epistemology, ethics, and the philosophy of action has appeared in various journals (including Philosophy and Phenomenological ResearchEuropean Journal of Philosophy, and Internationales Jahrbuch des Deutschen Idealismus), numerous edited collections, and in his two books published by Harvard University Press.

The papers for both meetings should be read in advance. [The papers are no longer available.] A password is required to access the download links and to open the PDF files. Workshop attendees can learn the password by emailing Ben at benpierce [at] uchicago [dot] edu.

Here are the titles, dates, and times for the Workshop meetings:

“Necessity of an Act” – Thursday, November 13, 1:30-3:00 (Stuart 101)

“Empirical Judgment as Contradiction” – Friday, November 14, 1:30-4:30 (Cobb 112)

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Friday: Carson on Kant, Arithmetic, and the Categories

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This week the German Philosophy Workshop welcomes Emily Carson from McGill University, who will present her paper “Arithmetic and the Categories Revisited”. Prof. Carson, who works on Kant and early modern philosophy, is an important figure in debates on Kant’s philosophy of mathematics. The paper will not be distributed in advance.

The talk will be held Friday, October 24 from 1:30-4:30 PM in Cobb 112.

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