CFP: Summer School: Transcendental Idealism in Post-Kantian German Philosophy (Cologne, 22-26 June, 2020)

We’re happy to give notice of the call for presentations for the summer school Transcendental Idealism in Post-Kantian German Philosophy, which will be held in Cologne22th-26th June 2020. The summer school is organised by Elio Antoniucci, Marco Cavallaro, Niklas Grouls, Sebastian Luft.

The deadline for the submission is May 1st, 2020.

You can find the text of the call below.


Summer School: Transcendental Idealism in Post-Kantian German Philosophy
Cologne, June 22-26, 2020

Organization: Elio Antonucci, Marco Cavallaro, Niklas Grouls, Sebastian Luft

The summer school will take place in the buildings of the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne at the University of Cologne, and will be open to all students affiliated to an University (if you are an American student please contact prof. Luft for further information).

The program will consist of a one-week seminar (all day), which will include:

1) keynote lectures by invited guest speakers: Rainer Schäfer (Bonn), Niklas Grouls (Cologne), Sebastian Luft (Marquette), Alexander Schnell (Wuppertal), and Sarah Lehmann (Vienna)

2) reading group sessions led by instructors from the University of Cologne (Elio Antonucci, Gaetano Basileo, Marco Cavallaro, Niklas Grouls)

3) presentations given by early career scholars (Ph.D. students and Post-Doctoral researchers), based on responses to the CfP. Call Guidelines for presentations by early career scholars: We invite submissions of 300 words abstracts for a 20-minutes presentation followed by a discussion by early career scholars (PhDs, Post-Docs).

Information for submissions

Papers may be submitted on any topic dealing with the following issues:

1) Early reception of Kant’s Transcendental Idealism by German Idealists (Fichte, Schelling, Hegel).

2) Criticisms and transformations of Transcendental Idealism in post-Hegelian philosophy (e.g. Historicism, Materialism, Psychologism)

3) Transcendental Idealism in Neo-Kantianism: between critique of natural science and critique of culture.

4) Transcendental Idealism and Phenomenology

5) Recent criticisms of Transcendental Idealism (e.g. Speculative Realism)

Abstracts must be prepared for blind review and sent as a digital copy (.docx or .pdf) to by May 1, 2020 . Please enter your name and affiliation in the email. Notifications of acceptance will be sent no earlier than May 15.

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