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Workshop: “The Persistence of Crisis Within Hegel’s Speculative Reason” (Basel, 28-29 September 2023)

We are very glad to give notice of the international workshop The persistence of crisis within Hegel’s speculative reason, which will take place on September 28th-29th 2023, at the University of Basel (Hörsaal 116 and Hörsaal 120, Kollegienhaus -Petersplatz 1).

The workshop is organized by Gregor Schäfer.

Below you can find the program of the conference.


September 28, Hörsaal 120

12:00–12:45 Gregor Schäfer (University of Basel) – Welcome Address and Thematic Introduction

12:45–13:00 Coffee Break

13:00–14:30 Keynote 1: Andrew Buchwalter (University of North Florida): Crisis, Critique, and the Temporal Orientation of Hegel’s Concept of Philosophy

14:30–15:00 Coffee Break

15:00–16:00 Martin Wittwer (University of Freiburg): Absolute Beginning as Crisis

16:00–17:00 Bernardo Ferro (University of Coimbra): Continuity, Contradiction, Crisis: The Case for a Vertical Reading of the Philosophy of Right

17:00–17:45 Coffee Break

17:45–19:15 Keynote 2: Angelica Nuzzo (CUNY): Speculative Thinking and its Dialectic— Hegel’s Thought in Today’s World

19:30 Dinner

September 29, Hörsaal 116

09:30–10:30 Cæcilie Varslev–Pedersen (University of Copenhagen): On the ‘Golgatha of Absolute Spirit’: Crisis and the Language of Sacrifice in the Early and Middle Hegel

10:30–10:45 Coffee Break

10:45–11:45 Kevin Thompson (DePaul University): Hegel and the Emaciation of Logic: Formalism as Necessary Contingency

11:45–13:15 Lunch Break

13:15–14:15 Tatiana Llaguno Nieves (University of Groningen): Freely Constituted Dependencies? The Origin of Crises in Hegel’s Elements of the Philosophy of Right

14:15–15:15 Bart Zantvoort (Leiden University): When is the Right Time for a Revolution? Hegel on Qualitative Leaps and the Persistence of Crisis

15:15–15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 –16:45 Ana María Guzmán (KHK: Cultures of Research, RWTH Aachen / University of Bonn): Real Possibilities and the Crisis of Nature

16:45–17:00 Coffee Break

17:00–18:30 Keynote 3: Félix Duque (Autonomous University of Madrid): Schwierige Versöhnung: Das Böse und seine Verzeihung

18:30 End

Please find the full program of the workshop at this link.

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