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Online Leuven Seminar in Classical German Philosophy

15 Sep 2022 12:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Time: Thursdays, 5:00-6:30 pm CET (Fall 2022)

Location: On Zoom

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September 22

Hegel on Contradiction

Dina Emundts (Freie Universität Berlin)

Respondent: Michela Bordignon (Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil)


October 6

Discussion based on a pre-circulated paper: “The Political Theology of Salomon Maimon”

Yitzhak Y. Melamed (Johns Hopkins University)

Respondent: Daniel Elon (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)


October 27    

Discussion based on a pre-circulated paper: “Kant and the Causality of Freedom”

Owen Ware (University of Toronto)

Respondent: Paul Guyer (Brown University)


November 3 

Talk based on a recently published book: Hegel’s Ontology of Power: The Structure of Social Domination in Capitalism (CUP 2020)

Arash Abazari (Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), Tehran)

Respondent: Karen Ng (Vanderbilt University)       


November 17

The German Eighteenth-century Debate on the Indestructibility of the Soul

Matteo Favaretti Camposampiero (Università Ca' Foscari, Venezia)

Respondent: Corey W. Dyck (University of Western Ontario)


December 8

Book Launch: Romantic Empiricism: Nature, Art, and Ecology from Herder to Humboldt (OUP 2022)

Dalia Nassar (University of Sydney)

Respondents: Iain Hamilton Grant (University of the West of England); Christina Pinsdorf (Universität Bonn); Giulia Valpione (Università degli Studi di Padova)

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