Conference: “Perfectionism in Ethics after Kant: A History” (Sheffield, 5th – 6th June)

We are pleased to annouce the conference Perfectionism in Ethics after Kant: A History.

The conference will take place on  5 – 6th June, 2014 at the Humanities Research Institute of the University of Sheffield.

The aim of the conference is to examine what happened to the perfectionist tradition in ethics subsequent to Kant’s critique of it, where this will include discussion of figures such as Schiller, Fichte, Hegel, Kierkegaard, Mill, Marx, Nietzsche and the British Idealists amongst others.

Confirmed Speakers:

Christopher Bennett (Sheffield)
David Brink (USCD)
Clare Carlisle (KCL)
David James (Warwick)
Douglas Moggach (Ottawa)
Simon Robertson (Cardiff)
John Skorupski (St Andrews)
Robert Stern (Sheffield)

More speakers to be confirmed.

Attendance is open to all, and free of charge. To register, or get further information on the conference, please email

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