kant conference at notre dame

very excited to get to join in on this weekend’s Kant conference at Notre Dame — such a great line-up, in honor of such a wonderful person


full schedule in the post; also here (as pdf).

University of Notre Dame / McKenna Hall
Conference Schedule

Friday, April 8

Session I
9:00-9:15 AM
Richard Cross, Department of Philosophy (University of Notre Dame)
Dean John McGreevy, College of Arts and Letters (University of Notre Dame)
Eric Watkins, Department of Philosophy (University of California-San Diego)

9:15-10:30 AM
Chair: Ryan Kemp, Wheaton College
Speaker: Lucy Allais (University of California, San Diego & Witwatersrand University)
Title: “Autonomy, Agency, and Evil”

11:00-12:15 PM
Chair: Patrick Kain (Purdue University)
Speaker: Stephen Engstrom (University of Pittsburgh)
Title: “Understanding Autonomy: Form and Content of Practical Knowledge”

Lunch: 12:15-1:15 PM

Session II
1:15-2:30 PM
Chair: Jane Kneller (Colorado State University)
Speaker: Barbara Herman (University of California-Los Angeles)
Title: “Animals and Agency”

3:00-4:15 PM
Chair: Patrick Frierson (Whitman College)
Speaker: Pauline Kleingeld (University of Groningen)
Title: “Contradiction and Kant’s Formula of Universal Law”

4:45-6:00 PM
Chair: Andrew Chignell (Cornell University)
Speaker: Paul Guyer (Brown University)
Title: “Kant’s Struggle for Freedom”

Dinner: 6:00-7:30 PM

Session III
7:30-8:45 PM
Chair: Babak Bakhtiarynia (University of Notre Dame)
Speaker: Allen Wood (Indiana University)
Title: “Universal Law”

Saturday, April 9

Session I
9:15-10:30 AM
Chair: Sally Sedgwick (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Speaker: Dieter Sturma (University of Bonn)
Title: “The Practice of Self-Consciousness: Kant on Nature and Freedom”

11:00-12:15 PM
Chair: Elvira Simfa (University of Latvia, Riga)
Speaker: Marcus Willaschek (Goethe-University Frankfurt)
Title: “Freedom as a Postulate”

Lunch: 12:15-1:15 PM

Session II
1:15-2:30 PM
Chair: Clinton Tolley (University of California-San Diego)
Speaker: Eric Watkins (University of California-San Diego)
Title: “The Unconditioned in Action”

3:00-4:15 PM
Chair: Anja Jauernig (New York University)
Speaker: Béatrice Longuenesse (New York University)
Title: “Kant’s Multiple Concepts of Person”

4:45-6:00 PM
Chair: Rachel Zuckert (Northwestern University)
Speaker: Robert Pippin (University of Chicago)
Title: “The Dynamic of Reason: On the Theoretical and the Practical in Kant and Hegel”

Dinner: 6:00-7:30 PM

Session III
7:30-9:00 PM
Chair: Fred Rush (Unversity of Notre Dame)
Speaker: Karl Ameriks (University of Notre Dame)
Title: “Once Again, the End of All Things”

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