WORKSHOP: Vision and Visibility in German Idealism and Romantic Naturphilosophie (UWE Bristol, 24th – 25th May 2018)

We are glad to announce that the workshop “Vision and Visibility in German Idealism and Romantic Naturphilosophie” will take place at the University of West England, Bristol, on May 24th and 25th, 2018.


24th of May

UWE Arnolfini campus, room 4AF012

2.00 – registration and coffee

2.30 – 3.15 Ben Woodard

A More Discerning Membrane – Bergson, Fechner, and Schelling

3.20 – 4.05 Luke Moffat

To See the Inner Principle: Anticipating New Materialist Visions with Schelling’s Speculative Physics

4.10– 4.55 Benjamin Dawson

Rhetoric, Optics, and Phenomenology: Ineluctable Modality of the Visible


6.00 – 7.30 First keynote (open to the public)

The M Shed, Studio 2, Bristol 

Laure Cahen-Maurel

Inner, Outer, and Aesthetic Vision in Novalis’ Romantic Philosophy


25th of May

UWE Arnolfini Campus, room 3AF012

9.00 – coffee

9.30 – 11.00 Second Keynote

Daniel Whistler 

The Idea of a Moral Astronomy in the Hemsterhuisian Sense

11.00 – coffee

11.30 – 12.15 Olli Pitkanen 

Gravity and light in Schelling’s Freiheitschrift – black holes as an analogy of evil

12.15 – 1.00 Nathaniel Jerzy Philip Barron

Ernst Bloch & the Utopian Inheritance of Naturphilosophie

1.00 – 2.00 – lunch (own arrangement)

2.00 – 2.45 Oriane Petteni

The impact of Goethe’s Farbenlehre on Post-structuralist ocularskepticism

2.45 – 3.30 Miguel Prado

Biological Stroboscopic Effect


More information may be found at this link

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