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Conference: Kantian Perspectives on Autonomy and Normativity: Theoretical Foundations (25 – 26 June, Southampton)

We are glad to announce that the conference “Kantian Perspectives on Autonomy and Normativity: Theoretical Foundations” will be held at University of Southampton on June 25th – 26th 2018. Below you can find the programme of the event.

Call for Registration: This conference is free and open to all but it is needed the registration by emailing Andrew Stephenson at andrew.stephenson@soton.ac.uk

Conference Programme (Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton)

Monday June 25th

10.30-11.45 – Sacha Golob (KCL): Strategizing Virtue: Kant and Ethical Development

12.00-13.15 – John Callanan (KCL): Kant and Prichard on the explanation of obligation

14.00-15.15 – Ralf Bader (Oxford): The dignity of humanity

15.30-16.45 – Robert Watt (Cambridge): The Normativity of Judgment

17.00-18.00 – Claudi Brink (UCSD): Qualitative unity and the role of teleology in Kant’s account of the original synthetic unity of apperception


Tuesday June 26th

10.00-11.15 – Anil Gomes (Oxford): Perception, Reflection, Autonomy

11.30-12.45 – Jessica Leech (KCL): Kant on the Necessity of Necessity

13.30-14.45 – Richard Evans (Imperial) & Andrew Stephenson (Southampton): Formalizing Kant’s Rules: a Logic of Conditional Imperatives and Permissives

15.00-16.15 – Yoon Choi (Marquette): Apperception and Spontaneity: Kant’s Conception of Epistemic Agency

16.30-17.30 – Max Edwards (UCSD): Generality and Determinability in Kant’s Theory of Concepts


This conference is organized as part of the joint Boğaziçi-Southampton British Academy Newton-Katip Çelebi project AF140071 “Agency and Autonomy: Kant and the Normative Foundations of Republican Self-Government” run by Lucas Thorpe (Boğaziçi) and Andrew Stephenson (Southampton).

For more information regarding this event, please email Andrew Stephenson at andrew.stephenson@soton.ac.uk or visit the conference website.

For further information about Kant activities in Southampton please visit the Kant in Southampton website.

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