Friday, Jan. 20, Christian Martin at GPW and WW

The Wittgenstein Workshop and the German Philosophy Workshop are happy to present:
“Duality, Force, Language Games, and Our Form of Life”
 Christian Martin (University of Munich)
 Friday, Jan 20th, 1:30-4:20
New Location: Foster 305
The paper will be read at the meeting. It is currently available for download under Papers, as is a supplementary piece (“Wittgenstein on Perspicuous Presentation and Grammatical Self-Knowledge”).

This Friday and Saturday: Graduate Research Conference

This Friday and Saturday, the German Philosophy Workshop will jointly present several talks with the Philosophy department as part of the annual Graduate Research Conference, which features the research of University of Chicago Philosophy PhD students currently on the academic job market. Three of these talks will be on German Idealism. See below:

Friday, December 2nd, 9:00-10:30: Anastasia Artemyev Berg, “Evil or only Immature? Acquiring Moral Character in Kant”

Friday, December 2nd, 3:00-4:30: Jessica Tizzard, “Making Room for Evil: Kant’s Cognitivism and the Human Predisposition Towards Goodness”

Saturday, December 3rd, 10:45-12:15: Andrew Werner, “Objective Thought”

All talks will take place in Rosenwald 405. See the attached poster for more details about the conference. 


November 11th, Laura Papish on Kant on Self-Deception

Please join us this Friday, November 11th when Laura Papish (George Washington University) will present her paper entitled “Kant on Self-Deception, Rationalization, and the Hell of Self-Cognition.” This paper was presented at the Eastern APA as part of a panel on Kant in January, and its content will be included in her forthcoming book manuscript. The paper has been posted to the website in the ‘Papers’ section.

We meet in the usual place at the usual time: Cobb 219, 1:30pm.

This Thursday, November 3rd, Carl Posy

Join us this Thursday, November 3rd, when Carl Posy (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) will present his paper “Realism, Idealism and All That: Kant’s Fourth Paralogism and the Critical Standpoint”. The paper will not be distributed in advance.

Note the unusual day, time, and location: we meet from 4:30-6:30 on Thursday evening in Wiebolt 408.

Hope to see you there.

June 3rd- Tizzard on Practical and Theoretical Sensibility in Kant

Join us this Friday, June 3rd, for the last session of the German Philosophy Workshop this academic year. Jessica Tizzard (Chicago) will present her paper “Forms of Rational Determination: A study of practical and theoretical sensibility in Kant,” which is available on our papers page. The paper will be read in part during the session.

As always, we will meet 1:30-4:20pm in Wieboldt 408.

Hope to see you all there!

May 20- Kirwin on Nietzsche & Freedom of the Will

Join us this Friday, May 20, for a joint session with the Wittgenstein workshop. Claire Kirwin (Chicago) will present her paper “Pulling Oneself Up by the Hair: Understanding Nietzsche on the Freedom of the Will,” which is available on our papers page. Reading the paper in advance is optional.

As usual, we will meet 1:30-4:20pm in Wieboldt 408.


Poster- May 29- Kirwin