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Kant's Regulative Ideas - Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation

  • 13 Jun 2023
  • 15 Jun 2023
  • Bar-Ilan and Tel-Aviv University

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Kant's Regulative Ideas

Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation

13-15 June 2023, Bar-Ilan University and Tel-Aviv University

Tuesday | 13.6

Building 1002 (North Campus) | Bar-Ilan University

Morning Session: Room 305 

10:00 – 10:15  Greetings  

Daniela Dueck, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Bar-Ilan University

Pini Ifergen, Head of the Department of General Philosophy, Bar-Ilan University

Chair: Moran Godess-Riccitelli, Bar-Ilan University, University of Potsdam

10:15 – 11:15 Alfredo Ferarrin, University of Pisa | “The Symbolic Mode of Expression of Ideas” 

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break 

Chair: Pini Ifergen, Bar-Ilan University 

11:30 – 12:30 Arata Hamawaki, Auburn University | “Concepts, Ideas, and Our Relation to the World as a Whole”

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break 

Chair: Noam Hoffer, Bar-Ilan University

14:00 – 15:00 Andrew Chignell, Princeton University | “Kant’s Practical Metaphysics: What, Exactly, May we Believe about Things-in-Themselves?”

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee Break 

Afternoon Session: Room 405 

Chair: Keren Gorodeisky, Auburn University  

15:15 – 16:15 Reed Winegar, Fordham University | “Kant, Schelling, and the Idea of God”

16:15 – 17:15 Roy Amir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem | “Regulative Ideas as „Kinds of the Thing in Itself“: Hermann Cohen’s Interpretation Revisited”  

Wednesday | 14.6 

Gilman, Room 496 (Drachlis Hall) | Tel-Aviv University 

Chair: Katharina Kraus, Johns Hopkins University

10:00 – 11:00 Keren Gorodeisky, Auburn University | “The Antimony of the Aesthetic Self?” 

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break 

Chair: Eli Friedlander, Tel-Aviv University

11:15 – 12:15 Johannes Haag, University of Potsdam | “Regulative Ideas and the Principle of Purposiveness” 

12:15 – 13:15 Ido Geiger, Ben-Gurion University | “Empirical Nomic Necessity and the Regulative Principle of the Conceptual Purposiveness of Nature” 

13:15 – 14:45 Lunch Break 

Chair: Andrew Chignell, Princeton University 

14:45 – 15:45 James Kreines, Claremont Mckenna College | ”Kant’s Regulative Ideas and Theoretical Inquiry, Dialectic-First: Don’t Lose the Unknowability”  

15:45 – 16:45 Nicholas Stang, University of Toronto | “Why must metaphysics be systematic?”  

16:45–17:00 Coffee Break

Chair: Roy Amir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 

17:00 – 18:00 Anastasia Berg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem | “Making Ends Meet: Kant on Happiness”

Thursday | 15.6 

Gilman, Room 496 (Drachlis Hall) | Tel-Aviv University 

Chair: Yaron Senderowicz, Tel-Aviv 

9:30 – 10:30 Pirachula Chulanon, Toronto Metropolitan University | “The Priority of the Whole in Kant's Theory of Explanatory Understanding” 

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break 

Chair: Ido Geiger, Ben-Gurion University

10:45 – 11:45 Lorenzo Spagnesi, Trier University | ״Natures, Ideas, and Essentialism in Kant״ 

11:45 – 12:00 Coffee Break 

Chair: Ilit Ferber, Tel-Aviv University

12:00– 13:00 Katharina Kraus, Johns Hopkins University | “Kant’s ideas of reason and his perspectivalism” 

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 15:45 Noam Hoffer, Bar-Ilan University, & Moran Godess-Riccitelli, Bar-Ilan University, University of Potsdam | “Regulative Principles and Norm-Expressivism in Kant: Theoretical and Aesthetic accounts”

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