Classical german philosophy. University of Padova research group

Conference: “The Idea of Purposiveness in Kant and German Idealism” (KU Leuven, November 28th-29th, 2014)

We are pleased to announce that a conference entitled ‘The Idea of Purposiveness in Kant and German Idealism” has been organized by the Catholic University of Leuven (Novemeber 28-29 2014).

The conference aims to investigate Kant’s multi-faceted conception of purposiveness and, on that basis, to trace its further development and transformation in the projects of the three main figures of German Idealism (Fichte, Schelling, Hegel).

Confirmed keynote speakers will be: Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky); James Kreines (Claremont McKenna College); Gertrudis Van de Vijver (University of Ghent); Lea Ypi (London School of Economics).

Conference venue: Institute of Philosophy; Kardinaal Mercierplein 2; 3000 Leuven; BELGIUM.

Since the conference is meant to treat its theme through a fruitful exchange between established scholars, young researchers, and PhD students, a call for papers has been opened.

For more information about the conference, see the link below:


For the details concerning the call for papers, check the link below:


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