We are glad to announce that the Australian Hegel Society in collaboration with the Marie Curie Project ‘Naturalism in Classical German Philosophy’ will hold the conference Naturalism and Sociality. The conference will take place at the University of New South Wales Sydney, on February 14th-15th, 2019.
Thursday February 14
9.15-10.15 Presidential Address
Paul Redding (Sydney): ‘Problems with Generalising the Category of Nature: Idealism as an Actualist Rather than Naturalist Philosophy’
10.30-11.15 Italo Testa (Parma): ‘Are We Creatures of Habit? Some Pragmatist Approaches’
11.15-12.00 Richard Menary (Macquarie): ‘Enculturating Social Cognition’
13.00-13.45 Guido Seddone (Parma): ‘The Dialectics of Self-Conscious Life and the Constitution of Social Practices: Life, Concept and History in Hegel’s Logic’
13.45-14.30 Matthias Kettner (Witten/Herdecker): ‘Hegel’s Concept of Sittlichkeit. It’s Theoretical Status, Normative Force, and Explanatory Power’
15.00-15.45 Douglas Moggach (Ottawa): ‘Teleology and Causality—Idealist Critiques of Mechanistic Materialism’
15.45-17.15 Early Career Researchers Session
Onni Hirvonen (Jyväskylä): ‘“Two don’t make a spirit” – How to Collectivize the Master-Slave Dialectics’
Matthew Abbott (Federation University): ‘Art, Evolution, and the Issue of the Display—Towards a Problematic Naturalism’
Lucian Ionel (Freiburg): ‘Self-Consciousness as a Living Kind’
17.15-18.00 Simon Lumsden (UNSW): ‘The Problem of Nature in Hegel’s Philosophy of Right’
18.00 Meeting of the AHS
Friday February 15
9.15-10.00 Diego Bubbio (WSU): ‘Hegel—From the I to the Spirit’
10.00-11.00 Keynote address
Rocío Zambrana (Oregon): ‘Bad Habits: Idleness, Critique, Interruption in Hegel’
11.30-12.15 David MacArthur (Sydney): ‘Cavell on Naturalism and Sociality’
12.15-13.00 Cathy Legg (Deakin): ‘Sociality and Truth: A Peircean Pragmatist Perspective’
14.00-14.45 Nicholas H. Smith (Macquarie): ‘Taylor and Liberal Naturalism’
14.45-16.15 Early Career Researchers Session
Giovanna Luciano (Padua/WSU): ‘Philosophical Work in Hegel’s Encyclopaedia’
Joshua O’Rourke (UNSW): ‘Naturalism and Hegel’s Philosophy of Religion’
Loughlin Gleeson (UNSW): ‘Sittlichkeit, Nature and Freedom’
16.30-17.15 Jean-Philippe Deranty (Macquarie): ‘Types of Relationality in Hegel’s Theory of Concrete Freedom’
17.15-18.00 Heikki Ikäheimo (UNSW): ‘Hegel and Liberal Naturalism’
This conference has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie agreement No 704127. The conference is hosted by UNSW Sydney, School of Humanities and Languages.
Room G6, Ground Floor, Morven Brown Building, UNSW Sydney, Kensington
The map of the UNSW main campus in Kensington where the conference takes place (C20 on the map): http://fmtoolbox.unsw.edu.au/comms/KensingtonCampus.pdf
Information about traveling to the campus: https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/getting-unsw.
Free admission, but if you plan to attend, please notify AHS by email for catering purposes at email@example.com.
Heikki Ikäheimo, UNSW Sydney
Giovanna Luciano, Western Sydney University/ Università di Padova
Simon Lumsden, UNSW Sydney
Guido Seddone, Università di Parma
Italo Testa, Università di Parma
Here you can download the Conference program.