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SUMMER SCHOOL: 4th International Summer School on Kant and German Idealism: “Hegel and Hölderlin” (Tübingen, 9-11 July, 2020)

We are happy to give notice of the 4th international summer school on Kant and German Idealism: Hegel and Hölderlin, which will be held at the University of Tübingen on 9th-11th July 2020. The summer school is organised by Julia Peters and Ulrich Schlösser.

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In 2020, Tübingen is celebrating the 250th birthday of Hölderlin and Hegel. Accordingly, the focus of the summer school in this year is on their philosophical thought. We follow Hölderlin’s intellectual trajectory and try to understand how it is in dialogue with Hegel’s development. We also aim at highlighting some of the most important stages in the progress of Hegel’s thought. The topics range from speculative and metaphysical reflection (beginning with the criticism of Fichte’s model of the self) to conceptions of religion and the divine, poetological meta-comments and interpretations of what is tragic. We analyze how Hölderlin’s approach to poetry is located in the context of German Idealism and why Hegel follows a different path – a path that does not assign the most fundamental role to poetry or art, but to philosophy grounded in speculative logic.

The summer school puts a major emphasis on in-depth reading and discussion. Combined with complementary lectures by invited speakers, extensive discussion sessions will allow participants to explore highly complex and often obscure philosophical texts in a joint effort, thereby opening up new perspectives on a central topic in Kantian and German idealist philosophy.

Confirmed speakers and discussants include:  Rolf-Peter Horstmann (HU Berlin), Stephen Houlgate (University of Warwick), Johann Kreuzer (Universität Oldenburg), Christian Martin (LMU/Universität Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Julia Peters (Universität Tübingen), Ulrich Schlösser (Universität Tübingen), Violetta Waibel (Universität Wien).

Applications are invited for up to *10 SUMMER SCHOOL GRANTS* for PhD students:
– Grant holders will attend the summer school, read assigned texts in advance, participate in discussions and attend lectures.
– Grants cover travel expenses (within Europe) and accommodation in Tuebingen for four nights.
– Applicants must be PhD students in philosophy working on topics related to the theme of the summer school. Postdocs are eligible to apply to attend the summer school but cannot receive a grant.
– PhD students travelling from outside Europe are welcome to apply, but their travel expenses can be covered only partially by the grant (the amount covered will be roughly equivalent to travel costs from within Europe).
– Applications should include the following documents: a CV; a statement of interest (max. two pages) outlining how the candidate’s research interests connect with the theme of the summer school and how her/his attendance of the summer school would contribute to the progress of her/his research. Applications may be in German or English.
– Application deadline: 12th of April 2020.
– Applications should be submitted electronically to stefan.lang@phil.uni-halle.de.
– Notification of acceptance will be given in the first days of May 2020.
– For any queries concerning the grants or the application procedure, please contact stefan.lang@phil.uni-halle.de.

Candidates who are interested in attending the summer school without applying for a summer school grant should follow the application procedure specified above and indicate in their application that they are not applying for a grant, but only to attend the summer school.

Since places are strictly limited, we will be able to admit only candidates who have been selected through the application procedure.

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New Release: J.M.H. Mascat and S. Tortorella (eds.), “HEGEL & SONS. Filosofie del riconoscimento” (ETS, 2019)

We are glad to give notice of the release of the volume Hegel & Sons. Filosofie del riconoscimento edited by Jamila M.H. Mascat and Sabina Tortorella for Edizioni ETS (2019).

From the publisher’s website (in italian):

Il presente volume, che intende rendere omaggio alle ricerche filosofiche di Paolo Vinci, raccoglie ventiquattro contributi di studiosi e studiose che negli anni hanno avuto l’occasione di discutere e collaborare con lui. Il titolo, Hegel & Sons, richiama volutamente il Marx & Sons di Jacques Derrida, rinviando tanto a Hegel quanto alla posterità hegeliana, costellata di filiazioni di ogni sorta e per lo più ribelli (da Marx ad Adorno a Benjamin passando per Heidegger, Kojève, Lacan), ovvero rinviando ai due ambiti principali nel solco dei quali Vinci ha sviluppato le sue riflessioni. Il sottotitolo, Filosofie del riconoscimento, fornisce, invece, un’indicazione tematica più precisa, valorizzando l’elemento concettuale che è stato a lungo l’oggetto prediletto degli studi hegeliani di Paolo Vinci, in modo indipendente e per certi versi dissonante rispetto all’emergenza del dibattito sull’Anerkennung inaugurato da Ludwig Siep e consacrato più recentemente dai lavori di Axel Honneth.

You can download the Table of Content and the Introduction of the volume.

For further information, please visit ETS publisher’s website.

New Release: HEGEL & SONS Filosofie del riconoscimento a cura di J. Mascat e S. Tortorella (ETS, 2019)

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Workshop: “Praktische Philosophie nach Kant (1785-1800)” (München, 18 April, 2020)

We are happy to give notice of the workshop Praktische Philosophie nach Kant (1785-1800), which will be held at LMU München on 18th April 2020 (Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, Raum M209). The workshop is organised by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft).

 

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1. Praktische Freiheit

9.00-9.45 Uhr: Dr. Jörg Noller (München): Ulrich, Abicht und Snell über praktische Freiheit

9.45-10.30 Uhr: Dr. Antonino Faltudo (Halle/St Andrews): Schiller über praktische Freiheit: Die Kallias-Briefe

Pause

11.00-11.45 Uhr: Masafumi Sakurai (Kyoto/Tübingen): Die Erste-Person-Perspektive in Fichtes Willenslehre in der Wissenschaftslehre nova methodo (1798/99)

11.45-12.30 Uhr: Dr. Amit Kravitz (München/Jerusalem): Maimons Freiheitslehre

12.30-14 Uhr: Mittagspause

 

2. Moralische Zurechenbarkeit

14.00-14.45 Uhr: Dr. John Walsh (Halle): Kant und das Problem moralischer Zurechenbarkeit (1780-1790)

14.45-15.30 Uhr: Dr. Silvan Imhof (Fribourg): Ulrich, Kant und Kraus zur moralischen Verbindlichkeit und Zurechenbarkeit

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16.00-16.45 Uhr: Dr. Manja Kisner (München): Schmids intelligibler Fatalismus

16.45-17.30 Uhr: N.N.

Pause

18.00-19.00 Uhr: PD Dr. Martin Bondeli (Bern): Abendvortrag

Abendessen der Referenten

 

For registration, please send an email to joerg.noller@lrz.uni-muenchen.de until 1st April 2020.

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CFP: REVISTA ELETRÔNICA ESTUDOS HEGELIANOS: “HÖLDERLIN, HEGEL AND THE DISSONANCES OF PHILOSOPHY“

We are glad to inform you that a call for papers for the new issue of Revista Eletrônica Estudos Hegelianos is now open. The issue is titled Hölderlin, Hegel and the Dissonances of Philosophy.

The deadline for the submission is 30 June 2020.

Below you can find the text of the call.

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Description: Friedrich Hölderlin is undoubtedly a key figure in western literature and the reception and interpretation of his works has acquired extreme significance already in the first half of the last century. Based on the monumental philological work of Norbert von Hellingrath, the contributions from Walter Benjamin, Martin Heidegger, Peter Szondi, Theodor Adorno, Maurice Blanchot and Jean Beaufret – to name but a few – have each illuminated the role Hölderlin played within contemporary thought. Less pioneering, yet more systematically, from 1960 on a vigorous effort took place, aiming at outlining the philosophical significance of Hölderlin’s work and influence regarding the genesis and contextual comprehension of his contemporaries. Although Ernst Cassirer had already in 1917/18 highlighted Hölderlin’s special and central part within German Idealism, it was only after the discovery of the fragment Judgement and Being (1795) – which Beissner edited in 1961 – that Hölderlin’s image as a philosopher came to reorganize the way in which classic German philosophy was understood, with special emphasis to young Hegel’s intellectual development. From then on, several interpreters explored the premise according to which it would have been in view of the contact with the so-called Homburg’s philosophical circle that Hegel came to leave the Kantian paradigm behind, heading for a Vereinigungsphilosophie.

This premise founded itself as the program of constellational research (Konstellationsforschung) developed, particularly through the contributions of Dieter Henrich, Hannelore Hegel, Otto Pöggeler, Christoph Jamme, Violetta Waibel, among others. Departing from a wide historical and philosophical array, this interpretative method searched to comprehend the intellectual deeds of a generation situated between the Critique of pure Reason and the Phenomenology of Spirit, searching to map out particular theoretical constellations, groupings of poets, philosophers, politicians and artists debating either publicly in the various intellectual journals of the time, or privately through letters or meetings.

On the wake with such efforts, the critical apparatus and the new established dating methods accompanying the recent critical-philological edition of the works Hegel elaborated precisely at the time of the circle of Homburg,that is, at the volume Frühe Schriften II of the Historisch-Kritische Ausgabe; in like measure, the critical edition of the works of Fichte and Schelling, together with the publication of numerous monographs concerning unpublished material from Jakob Zwilling, Isaac von Sinclair and others, which were all but too long entirely unknown; all of this invite us all to a joint effort aiming at reconsidering the impact of the work and influence of Hölderlin within classic German philosophy.

The intention of this edition of the Revista Eletrônica Estudos Hegelianos is thus to make room for the several reading perspectives regarding Hölderlin, his relation with classic German philosophy and with Hegel’s philosophy in particular.

Publication schedule: the second half of 2020.

Manuscripts must be anonymous, prepared for blind-review, and can be submitted through the new website of the journal (Open Journal System) after having made the registration: http://ojs.hegelbrasil.org/index.php/reh/user/register.

Please see the link below for further information about the submission guidelines: http://ojs.hegelbrasil.org/index.php/reh/about/submissions#authorGuidelines.

Contact:

Wagner Quevedo: wavedo@gmail.com
Ricardo Crissiuma: r_crissiuma@yahoo.com.br
Fábio Nolasco: gomanolasco@gmail.com
Revista Eletrônica Estudos Hegelianos: estudoshegelianos@gmail.com

Revista Eletrônica Estudos Hegelianos: http://revista.hegelbrasil.org/
Editor: Márcia Gonçalves
Assistant Editor: Ricardo Crissiuma, Fabio Nolasco.

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TALK: Luca Corti, “Hegel’s Account of Biological Normativity: The ‘Is’ and ‘Ought’ of the Animal Organism”, New York German Idealism Workshop (New York, 6th March, 2020)

We are glad to announce that Luca Corti (University of Padua) will held a talk at the New York German Idealism Workshop on March 6th 2020, at 4:30 – 6.30 p.m. The talk is titled “Hegel’s Account of Biological Normativity: The ‘Is’ and ‘Ought’ of the Animal Organism” and will take place at The New School for Social Research in New York, Klein Conference Room, A510 at 66 W 12th St.

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LECTURE: MICHAEL BENNETT MCNULTY: “KANT ON (IMPROPER) SCIENCE” (LEUVEN, 26 FEBRUARY 2020)

We are glad to announce that Michael Bennett McNulty will give a lecture entitled Kant on (improper) science on Wednesday, February 26th at 4:00 p.m. The lecture will take place at Pedagogisch Instituut 00.38 in Leuven.

Contact: stephen.howard@kuleuven.be.

 

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HPD – Padova Hegel Lectures 2020: Tereza Matějčková (Charles University, Prague): “What Is Absent from the Phenomenology of Spirit: The World? The Individual?” (Padova, February 11th 2020)

In order to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Hegel’s birth, hegelpd launches the Padova Hegel Lectures: the series consists of 13 lectures given by international Hegel scholars, aimed at exploring Hegelian philosophy as a whole, investigating its main insights as well as its relevance for contemporary concerns.

We are very glad to announce that the first lecture will be given by Tereza Matějčková (Charles University, Prague). The title of the lecture is What Is Absent from the Phenomenology of Spirit: The World? The Individual?. The lecture will take place at the University of Padova on 11th February, 2020.

Venue: Sala Stefanini, Dipartimento FISPPA, Palazzo del Capitaniato, Padova
Date: Tuesday, February 11th 2020
Time: 16.30

 

Abstract

Two things have been critically levelled against Hegel’s Phenomenology: that the world disappears in an all-encompassing spirit, and that, with this, individuality is destroyed too. As to the first criticism, I will claim that it is unfounded. The second objection does have some justification; yet I will claim that the ambivalent status of individuality is the very reason why Hegel is an interesting author, especially today.

In the lecture, I will accept the hypothesis that the Phenomenology can be read as a Bildungsroman. Against traditional interpretations, I aver that it is not the consciousness that “builds itself up”; instead, the reader witnesses a gradual crystallization of a specific world-order. In my lecture, I will focus on the concept of “world,” arguing that, for Hegel, world is a model of reality, an attempt to capture reality and devise a plan for its understanding. I will schematically present the dominant world-pictures implicit at individual levels of the Phenomenology: the world-picture devised by consciousness, self-consciousness, reason, objective, and subjective spirit. Eventually, these world-picture fail in their function as appropriate or justified models of reality which means that they lead to epistemological, moral, or practical failures.

Absolute knowledge is a level of knowing that enables a world-conception that captures reality in the most appropriate manner. This world, based on the recognition of finitude and plurality as constitutive principles of reality, can be considered the world of modern society. Yet despite the appreciation of finitude, Hegel’s conception of individuality remains ambiguous. In fact, individuality is not part of society; modern society is made up not of individuals but of supra-individual communication. This denigration of individuality has often been considered Hegel’s failure. Yet, the very fact that individuality is excluded from society is Hegel’s original insight that can appear as enlightening especially today when the intuition, that individuals can just “walk into” society and change it, appears naïve.

 

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HPD - Padova Hegel Lectures 2020: Tereza Matějčková (Charles University, Prague): "What Is Absent from the Phenomenology of Spirit: The World? The Individual?" (Padova, February 11th 2020)

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CFP: “The Crisis of Freedom. Hegel’s Elements of the Philosophy of Right after 200 Years” (Frankfurt, 14-16 January 2021)

We are pleased to give notice that a Call for Papers has been opened for the Conference The Crisis of Freedom. Hegel’s Elements of the Philosophy of Right after 200 Years, that will take place at the Goethe University Frankfurt on January 14th–16th 2021.

Deadline for submission: June 1st, 2020.

Conference Organizers: Christoph Menke, Marina Martinez Mateo, Jonas Heller, Simon Gurisch, Benno Zabel.

Below you can find the text of the call, the list of the keynote speakers and the terms for submission.

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On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the first publication of Hegel’s Elements of the Philosophy of Right we would like to invite you to an international conference in Frankfurt am Main in January 2021. The conference will be structured essentially according to the sections of the Elements. For about half of the thematic blocks we plan to have a panel in addition to an individual lecture, and we would like to invite scholars from philosophy, law, sociology, political science, history and related disciplines to submit their contributions.

General description

The object of Hegel’s Elements is “das Recht”. Hegel understands Recht to be nothing else (and nothing less) than the actuality of freedom: freedom that has become actual, that is, freedom that has actualized itself. In this sense, Recht comprises all of (social)
actuality which can in turn be understood as the medium and presentation of freedom. Hegel’s Elements is a theory of freedom and a theory of social actuality in one.

Since the publication of Hegel’s Elements, this unity of theory of freedom and theory of (social) actuality has been understood as an apologetic program. This understanding was decisively influenced by Hegel’s positioning in the political struggles of his time.
After Hegel, the critique of this reactionary positioning has fueled the program to go back behind Hegel. Hence, a (normative) theory of freedom was played off against a (realistic) theory of social and political reality in order to thereby regain the possibility of critique. Yet this reaction forfeits the specific form of critique that Hegel’s program of a conceptual unity of freedom and social actuality opens up. For Hegel’s program is critical not because it asserts the claims of freedom against (bad) actuality or the claims of actuality against (false) freedom but rather through the mode in which it demonstrates the unity of freedom and actuality: it is critical through the mode of its
presentation (Darstellung). Since it shows that the unity of freedom and actuality only exists as a process – and that this process consists in the bringing forth of the tensions and contradictions in which the attempts to actualize this unity become necessarily
entangled. Hegel’s Elements is thus critical as an exposition of crises: Its argument moves from one to the next form of right by showing and exacerbating the crisis in which every form of law is caught up precisely because (or insofar as) it is a step in the actualization of freedom. The exposition of crises does thus not only have a diagnostic but a strategic, argumentative significance in Hegel’s philosophy of right.

This conference wants to focus on the crises developed in Hegel’s Elements: the crises of abstract right, morality, family, civil society, and the state that are each crises of the attempt to actualize freedom in these specific forms. In doing so, the conference aims at the investigation of a twofold problem: on the one hand, the question of the conceptual, logical structure of Hegel’s theory of freedom and, on the other, the question of the diagnostic, social theoretical content of his analyses of the respective forms of right.

 

Call for Papers for four panels

1st Subjectivity and Irony

Hegel treats the modern theory of subjectivity, which (since Descartes) conceives of the subject as the locus of autonomous judgment, under the title of “morality:” “morality” means that the subject’s right to judge for itself is at stake. In the chapter on morality of the Elements, Hegel thus negotiates the claims and contradictions of the idea of Enlightenment (and hence of the idea of “critique”): according to Hegel’s diagnosis, the Enlightenment strategy of the empowerment and entitlement of the subject to autonomous judgment must fail; it dissolves into the arbitrariness of irony. This diagnosis – often rejected as an unfounded exaggeration (for instance in respect to its critique of Kantian morality) – is to be reappraised anew in the context of the modern and postmodern history of the subject as well as of the public sphere in which it actualizes itself.

Possible topics for papers (among others): the crisis of self-determination; paradoxes of autonomy; the right of particularity; responsibility and action; formality and arbitrariness; the theory of the evil.

Keynote: Karen Ng

 

2nd The Family

The family is the foundation of the ethical order as it is the first instance of the formation of subjects. It only can perform that role, however, if or since it is at the same time located on the threshold between nature and ethical life and in this way producing their very difference. The family thus stands in a fundamentally ambiguous relationship to ethical life. It is the inner Other of ethical life, without which there can be no ethical generality, no normative and symbolic order. Conversely, ethical life is as ineluctably referred back to the family, qua its ground, as it goes beyond the family and dissolves it: the individuals must step outside of the family so that there can be ethical life. How can the logic of this contradictory relationship be understood? And in how far is Hegel’s analysis of use in the attempt to better understand this relationship’s contemporary crises?

Possible topics for papers (among others): crises of the family; biopolitics; ethics and politics of care; subjectivation; reproduction and property; feminist critiques of Hegel’s Elements.

Keynote: Judith Butler

 

3rd Civil Society

Hegel’s philosophy of the state reaches the insight of its genuinely modern standpoint through the theory of civil society: only the conceptual apparatus of the British political economy enables Hegel to distance himself radically from the model of the Greek
polis. In the Elements, the classical, republican ideal of politeúein – to lead a general life – is to be developed only through the traversing of the innermost mechanisms of a society subjected to the division of labor. This state of ethical life – being lost in its extremes – constitutes the material basis of the arbitrariness (Willkür) of the subjects of interest. At the same time individuals are subjected to the interrelations of the market. This diremption between arbitrary choice and external necessity leads in unhindered effectiveness to the problem of the rabble and hence to the crisis of civil society. What is the potential of this crisis theory for the present? And what is the general significance of the theory of division (Entzweiung) for the concept of – modern – ethical life?

Possible topics for papers (among others): the sociality of needs; freedom and necessity; isolation and limitation of labor; poverty and rabble; outdoing and disciplining; alienation and externalization; civil spheres of universality; the division between state and society; Hegel and liberalism.

Keynote: Axel Honneth

 

4th World History: Revolution and Dialectics

According to Hegel, history begins with statehood. It must be world history since it is the relationship of states to each other; it must be universal world history since it constitutes the process in which the universal – freedom – actualizes itself. For Hegel, historical progress is liberation: the overcoming of servitude. Thinking the universal historically must thus mean to think it as revolutionary: for Hegel, history poses the question of revolution. Linked to the question of revolution is – on the level of method – the question of dialectics. Thus “world history” poses no less than the question of the relationship of dialectical thinking and revolutionary liberation. What does it mean
to think the question of political universality historically? And to what extent can the concepts deployed by Hegel be severed from their obviously Eurocentric meaning?

Possible topics for papers (among others): “concept” and “history” as two kinds of development; world history and the overcoming of nation states; the consciousness of freedom; liberation and regress; Hegel and Haiti; postcolonial critiques of Hegel.

Keynote: Rocío Zambrana

 

Submissions:

Please submit a 500-word abstract for your proposed paper and a short bio-note by 1st of June 2020. We particularly encourage women* and scholars from the Global South to send their contributions. All abstracts and enquiries about the workshop should be sent to: hegelfrankfurt2021@gmail.com

 

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Padova Hegel Lectures 2020

In order to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Hegel’s birth, hegelpd launches the Padova Hegel Lectures: the series consists of 13 lectures given by international Hegel scholars, aimed at exploring Hegelian philosophy as a whole, investigating its main insights as well as its relevance for contemporary concerns. The Lectures will be held throughout 2020 and will run alongside other activities and seminars of the research group on classical German philosophy at the University of Padova.

Here is the complete program of the Padova Hegel Lectures:

11 February    Tereza Matějčková (Charles University, Prague)

18 March    Miguel Giusti (Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Lima)

7 April    Héctor Ferreiro (CONICET, Buenos Aires)

19 May    Paul Kottman (New School of Social Research, New York)

26 May    James Kreines (Claremont McKenna College)

30 June    Dina Emundts (Free University, Berlin)

15 September  Marco Aurélio Werle (University of São Paulo)

5 October    Eva Geulen (Leibniz Center for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin)

20 October    Christopher Yeomans (Purdue College of Liberal Arts)

5 November    Christophe Bouton (Bordeaux Montaigne University)

24 November    Julia Peters (University of Tübingen)

14 December    Catherine Malabou (Kingston University, London)

18 December    Angelica Nuzzo (The City University of New York)

 

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Padova Hegel Lectures (2020)

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CONFERENCE: Hegel and the Unity of Science (Purdue University, 24th-25th February)

We are happy to give notice of the conference Hegel and the Unity of Science, which will be held at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) on 24th-25th February 2020 (East Faculty Lounge of the Purdue Memorial Union, PMU 240).

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G.W.F. Hegel was adamant that any philosophy worthy of the name had to be systematic, and thus to do justice to the specific spheres of knowledge as well as demonstrating their unity. Only so could our knowledge become scientific, and our (natural) science become knowledge. This conference will explore different aspects of this problem from the scientific nature of philosophical thinking itself to the philosophical nature of Hegel’s reflections on natural science.

Schedule:

Monday, Febraury 24th, 2020

10:00 am: Elise Frketich (KU Leuven/Purdue) “Kant and Hegel on Biology and Individuation”
11:20 am: Coffee Break
11:35 am: Christian Martin (LMU Munich) “Our three attitudes towards nature”
12:55 pm: Lunch
2:25 pm: Marina Bykova (NC State) “Hegel’s concept of nature and the systematic place of his philosophy of nature”
3:45 pm: Coffee Break
4:00 pm: Andreja Novakovic (UC Berkeley) “Self-Surprise in Hegel’s Science of Logic”
5:20 pm: Coffee Break
5:35 pm: Clinton Tolley (UC San Diego) “The unity of logic as a science”
6:55 pm: Finish

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

9:00 am: Sebastian Stein (Heidelberg) “Hegel on the truth-conditions of empirical and philosophical knowledge about nature”
10:20 am: Coffee Break
10:35 am: Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer (Leipzig) “Nature, Spirit, and their Logic. Hegel‘s Encyclopedia as an order of the Sciences”
11:55 am: Lunch
1:25 pm: Ansgar Lyssy (Heidelberg) “Understanding things by using them – Causation, purpose and life in Hegel”
2:45 pm: Coffee Break
3:00 pm: Luca Corti (Padova) “Hegel, Naturalism and Cognition”
4:20 pm: Coffee Break
4:35 pm: Elvira Basevich (UMass Lowell) “What is an Anti-Racist Philosophy of Race in Kant and Hegel?”

Sponsor:

This conference has been generously supported by the Departments of Philosophy at Purdue University, the University of Heidelberg, and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation.

For further information, please visit the page of the event.

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NEW RELEASE: Gilles Bouché (ed.), “Reading Brandom. On A Spirit of Trust” (Routledge, 2020)

We are glad to give notice of the release of the book Reading Brandom. On A Spirit of Trust, edited by Gilles Bouché (Routledge, 2020).

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From the publisher’s website:

Robert Brandom’s rationalist philosophy of language, expounded in his highly influential Making It Explicit, has been the subject of intense scrutiny and debate, establishing him as one of the leading philosophers of his generation. In A Spirit of Trust, Brandom presents the fruits of his thirty-year engagement with Hegel. He submits that the Phenomenology of Spirit holds not only many lessons for today’s philosophy of language, but also a moral lesson much needed in today’s increasingly polarized societies, in the form of a postmodern ethics of trust.

In this outstanding collection, leading philosophers examine and assess A Spirit of Trust. The twelve specially commissioned chapters explore topics including:

  • negation and truth
  • empirical and speculative concepts
  • experience
  • conflict and recognition
  • varieties of idealism
  • premodern ethical life and modern alienation
  • a postmodern ethics of trust.

For further information, please visit the Routledge’s website.

NEW RELEASE: Gilles Bouché: "Reading Brandom. On a Spirit of Trust (1st Edition)" (Routledge, 2020)

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