Classical german philosophy. University of Padova research group

Workshop: “Art and Knowledge in Classical German Philosophy” (Padova, 19-20 December)

We are glad to announce that the international workshop Art and Knowledge in Classical German Philosophy will take place on December 19th-20th at the University of Padova (Sala Bortolami, Via del Vescovado 30 and Sala delle Edicole, Piazza Capitaniato 3).

The workshop, organized by Gabriele Tomasi and Francesco Campana, is supported by the Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy and Applied Psychology of the University of Padova and the PhD Course in Philosophy. The event is realized with the patronage of the Italian Society of Aesthetics.

Below, you can find the complete program of the workshop.


Art and Knowledge in Classical German Philosophy
Workshop – Padova, 19-20 December


Thursday 19th December – Sala Bortolami, Via del Vescovado 30

10.00: Greetings and introduction: Gabriele Tomasi, Francesco Campana

Chair: Luca Illetterati (Università degli Studi di Padova)

10.15: Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer (Universität Leipzig): Romantic Sentiment vs. Christian Conscience. On Hegel’s Logic of Subject and Person

11.15: Giovanna Pinna (Università degli Studi del Molise): Who’s Afraid of Seneca?

12.15: Coffee Break

12.30: Barbara Santini (Università degli Studi di Padova): Vom Leben zum Schicksal. Hölderlin und der selbstbewusste Gang des Dichtens

13.30: Lunch

Chair: Luca Corti (Università degli Studi di Padova)

15.00: Elisa Ronzheimer (Universität Bielefeld): Plastic Form: On Meter and Rhythm in Novalis

16.00: Coffee Break

16.15: Andy Hamilton (Durham University): Kant and the Romantic Conception of Genius

17.15: Gian Franco Frigo (Università degli Studi di Padova): Organismus und Kunstwerk:die Rolle der Natur in der frühromantischen Ästhetik

20.00: Dinner


Friday 20th December – Sala delle Edicole, Piazza Capitaniato 3

Chair: Giovanna Luciano (Western Sydney University/Università degli Studi di Padova)

9.30: Paolo D’Angelo (Università Roma Tre): The Theory of the Novel in Early German Romanticism

10.30: Paul Hamilton (Queen Mary University of London): On the Philosophical Agenda of Romantic Literature

11.30: Coffee Break

11.45: Francesco Campana (Università degli Studi di Padova/Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, Napoli): The Literary Paradigm in the Aesthetics of Schelling, Solger and Hegel

13.00: Lunch

Chair: Giovanna Miolli (Università degli Studi di Padova)

15.00: Giulia Valpione (Università degli Studi di Padova): Foundation in Politics and Aesthetics: the German Early Romanticism

16.00: Coffee Break

16.15: Giorgia Cecchinato (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais): “Wahre Täuschung”. Form and Colour in Fichte’s Theory of Painting

17.15: Luca Illetterati (Università degli Studi di Padova): Art is (not) Knowledge. A Terminological Question in Hegel’s Philosophy

18.15: Conclusions



Giulia Bernard, Valentina Bortolami, Guglielmo Califano, Claudia Cavaliere, Luca Corti, Eleonora Cugini, Davide Dalla Rosa, Saša Hrnjez, Giulia La Rocca, Giovanna Luciano, Armando Manchisi, Giulio Mariottini, Giovanna Miolli, Filippo Sanguettoli, Niccolò Sbolci, Elena Tripaldi, Annapaola Varaschin.


Gabriele Tomasi (gabriele.tomasi@unipd.it)
Francesco Campana (francesco.campana@unipd.it)

Workshop: 'Art and Knowledge in Classical German Philosophy' (Padova, 19-20 December)

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