Conference: “Conceptions of Nature in Classical Germal Philosophy” (Stuttgart, 5-7 July 2023)

Conference Conceptions of Nature in Classical Germal Philosophy

We are glad to give notice of the conference Conceptions of Nature in Classical Germal Philosophy, which will be held at the University of Stuttgart on July, 5th-7th, 2023.

The conference is organized by Christian Martin (University of Stuttgart).

The flyer of the conference is available at this link.


Conference program.

Wednesday, July 5th.

9:00-9:30 – Christian Martin (University of Stuttgart): Introduction
9:30-11:00 –  Kristina Engelhard (University of Trier): Nature and Natures in Kant
11:00-11:30 – Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 – Stephen Engstrom (University of Pittsburgh): The Legislation for Nature
13:00-14:30 – Lunch Break + Coffee
14:30-16:00 – Mathis Koschel (University of Southern California): Three Conceptions of Nature in Kant
16:00-16:30 – Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 – Daniel Warren (UC, Berkeley): Kant’s Conception of the Nature of Matter

Thursday, July 6th.

9:30-11:00 – Johannes Haag (University of Potsdam): Beautiful Art and Nature in Kant’s Critique of Judgment
11:00-11:30 – Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 – Florian Ganzinger (University of Stuttgart): Categorical Indeterminacy and Purposiveness of Nature: Kant on the Formation of Empirical Concepts
13:00-14:30 – Lunch Break + Coffee
14:30-16:00 – Luca Illetterati (University of Padova): Hegel’s Ontology of Nature
16:00-16:30 – Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 Sebastian Ostritsch (University of Stuttgart): Why Does Nature exist? Hegelian Necessity vs. Creation

Friday, July 7th.

9:30-11:00 –  Christian Martin (University of Stuttgart): Pure Thought of Nature. A Reconstruction of the Very First Steps of Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature
11:00-11:30 – Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 – Jennifer Bates (Duquesne University): Can Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature be Used to Argue for a Non-AnthropocentricTheory of Sustainability?
13:00-14:30 – Lunch Break + Coffee
14:30-16:00 – Eli Friedlander (Tel Aviv University): „From the Pagan Context of Nature … into the Jewish Context of History”

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