Fall Quarter Schedule

Workshop Meetings in Fall 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the German Philosophy Workshop will meet virtually via Zoom until further notice. All meetings will begin at 3pm CDT unless otherwise noted.

Friday October 16 (at 1:30): Pirachula Chulanon (UChicago) “The Self and the Mind in Kant’s Transcendental Psychology” (**please note special time**)

Friday October 30: Stephen Cunniff (UChicago) “Content and Schema: Kant on Synthesis and the Content of Concepts”

Friday November 13 (at 1:30): Ermioni Prokopaki (UChicago)  (**please note special time**) “The Problem of False Judgment in the Theaetetus”

Friday November 20: Anubav Vasudevan (UChicago) (jointly with TPW) “The Logical Foundations of Leibniz’s Metaphysics”

Friday December 11: Mathis Koschel (UChicago) “Solar Systems, Life, and the Finitude of Our Knowledge”

If you have signed up for the workshop mailing list, you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting as well as a link to the paper about one week in advance of the meeting date. If you would like to sign up for the mailing list, please send an email to apitel@uchicago.edu.

Virtual Meetings: Spring 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the German Philosophy Workshop will continue virtually with a partial schedule in the Spring quarter. There will be three meetings, which will take place via Zoom (please note new dates and times):

May 15, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. CDT: Matthew Boyle (UChicago) – Rationality and Reflection (co-sponsored with the Department of Philosophy)

May 22, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. CDT: Mathis Koschel (UChicago) – Hegel on the Metaphysics of Newton’s Principia

May 29, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. CDT: Laurenz Ramsauer (UChicago) – Fichte’s Separation of Right from Morality

If you have signed up for the workshop mailing list, you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting as well as a link to the paper about one week in advance of the meeting date. If you would like to sign up for the mailing list, please send an email to pirachula@uchicago.edu.

February 21: Tobias Rosefeldt (HU Berlin)

The German Philosophy Workshop is delighted to present:

Kant on Decomposing Synthesis and the Intuition of Infinite Space

Tobias Rosefeldt (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Friday, February 21, 03:00 – 05:20 p.m.
Wieboldt Hall 408

The paper is available for download here (password-protected).

The German Philosophy Workshop is committed to being a fully accessible workshop. For any questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact Pirachula Chulanon (pirachula@uchicago.edu).

February 14: Eliza Little (UChicago)

The German Philosophy Workshop is pleased to present:

Hegel for Kantians: Some Thoughts on the Actuality of A Priori Judgments

Eliza Little (University of Chicago)
Friday, February 14, 03:00 – 05:20 p.m.
Wieboldt Hall 408

The paper is available for download here (password-protected).

The German Philosophy Workshop is committed to being a fully accessible workshop. For any questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact Pirachula Chulanon (pirachula@uchicago.edu).

February 7: Samantha Matherne (Harvard)

The German Philosophy Workshop is delighted to present:

The Role of Imagination in Kant’s Theory of Empirical Concept Formation

Samantha Matherne (Harvard University)
Friday, February 7, 03:00 – 05:20 p.m.
Wieboldt Hall 408

The paper will be presented at the workshop (no read-ahead).

The German Philosophy Workshop is committed to being a fully accessible workshop. For any questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact Pirachula Chulanon (pirachula@uchicago.edu).

January 31: Joe Brewer (UChicago)

The German Philosophy Workshop is pleased to present:

Kant’s Schematism

Joe Brewer
Friday, January 31, 03:00 – 05:20 p.m.
Wieboldt Hall 408

The paper will be presented at the workshop (no read-ahead).

The German Philosophy Workshop is committed to being a fully accessible workshop. For any questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact Pirachula Chulanon (pirachula@uchicago.edu).

January 17: Jessica Tizzard (UConn)

The German Philosophy Workshop is delighted to present:

Understanding Weakness of Will with Kant’s Moral Psychology

Jessica Tizzard (University of Connecticut, Amherst)
Friday, January 17, 03:00 – 04:50 p.m.
(Please note unusual ending time)
Wieboldt Hall 408

The paper will be presented at the workshop (no read ahead).

The German Philosophy Workshop is committed to being a fully accessible workshop. For any questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact Pirachula Chulanon (pirachula@uchicago.edu).

November 22: Andrew Pitel (Chicago)

The German Philosophy Workshop is delighted to present:

How Cartesian is Kant?

Andrew Pitel (University of Chicago)
Friday, November 22, 03:00 – 05:20 p.m.
Wieboldt Hall 408

The paper will be presented at the workshop.

The German Philosophy Workshop is committed to being a fully accessible workshop. For any questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact Pirachula Chulanon (pirachula@uchicago.edu).

November 15: Sarale Ben Asher (Chicago)

The German Philosophy Workshop is delighted to present:

The Copernican Revolution as a Philosophical Example

Sarale Ben Asher (University of Chicago)
Friday, November 15, 03:00 – 05:20 p.m.
Wieboldt Hall 408

The paper will be read at the workshop and is available for download here.

The German Philosophy Workshop is committed to being a fully accessible workshop. For any questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact Pirachula Chulanon (pirachula@uchicago.edu).

November 8: Shana Crandell (Chicago)

The German Philosophy Workshop is delighted to present:

The Impossibility of Moral Superintendence

Shana Crandell (University of Chicago)
Friday, November 8, 03:00 – 05:20 p.m.
Wieboldt Hall 408

A light reception will follow in the Anscombe Library.

The German Philosophy Workshop is committed to being a fully accessible workshop. For any questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact Pirachula Chulanon (pirachula@uchicago.edu).