Workshop: “Absolute Knowing and Presuppositionless Science: Hegel’s Phenomenology and Logic” (Oxford, 16th June 2018)

We are glad to announce that the workshop “Absolute Knowing and Presuppositionless Science: Hegel’s Phenomenology and Logic” will be heel in Oxford on Saturday, June 16th 2018. Below you can find the programme of the event. For more info, including abstracts and bios of the speakers: 


Absolute Knowing and Presuppositionless Science: Hegel’s Phenomenology and Logic

 Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford (Ryle Room)

10.00 am – 6.30pm

Conference Programme

Registration and Introduction

10.30 – 11.40
Speaker: Elisa Magrí (Dublin)
Paper: Sedimentation, Memory, and the Self. On Hegel’s Account of Absolute Knowledge
Respondent: Susanne Herrmann-Sinai


12.00 – 13.10
Speaker: Gareth Polmeer (London)
Paper: Reason and Eternal Essence: Spirit, Absolute Knowing and the Poetry of Hegel’s Logic
Respondent: George Webster


14.30 – 15.40
Speaker: Edmund Smith (Warwick)
Paper: Phenomenology, Logic, Therapy
Respondent: Phil Walden


16.00 – 17.00
Speaker: Robb Dunphy (Sussex)
Paper: Some reasons for thinking that the Phenomenology of Spirit cannot justify the beginning of Hegel’s Logic

17.00 – 18.00
Speaker: Lorenzo Sala (Pisa)
Paper: The View from the Ladder: The Intentionality of Absolute Knowing and the ‘thought’ of Hegel’s Logic

18.00 – 18.30
Panel and open discussion. All Speakers.

Conference Dinner

Registration deadline 10th June 2018

Conference organisers: Gareth Polmeer (Royal College of Art, London), Susanne Herrmann-Sinai (Universität Leipzig, University of Oxford)

Please register through by 10th June and state whether you need special access or any particular dietary requirements (we cannot guarantee to meet all dietary requirements, but hope to be able to).

Generously supported by the Mind Association, Royal College of Art (London) and the Aristotelian Society.

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