Kantfest: Registration Open

Registration is now open for the Keele Kant Festival orgaanised under the aegis of the Keele-Oxford-St Andrews Centre for Kantian Studies. To register, please download the form (click Word or PDF) and send it to Tracey Wood, Faculty Research Office (full contact details are on the form).

Registration deadline: Monday, 17 November 2014.

The programe of the Kantfest is below.

All welcome!

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KANT FESTIVAL

A. KEELE-OXFORD-ST. ANDREWS CENTRE FOR KANTIAN STUDIES
WORKSHOP: KANTIAN INSIGHTS INTO THE RELATION BETWEEN LAW AND ETHICAL COMMITMENTS
28 November, Main Lecture Theatre, Sustainability Hub, Keele ST5 5BG
Organiser: Ruhi Demiray (m.r.demiray@keele.ac.uk)

9:00 Registration

9:25 Welcome (Ruhi Demiray)

9.30 Sorin Baiasu (Keele/Vienna): Kant on Law’s Complex Dependence on Ethics
Commentator: Harry Lesser (Manchester)
Chair: Yossi Nehushtan (Keele)

10:45 Tea/Coffee break

11:00 Stefano Bacin (Milan): On the Development of Kant’s Distinction between Ethics and Right
Commentator: Alice Pinheiro Walla (Cork)
Chair: Antonino Falduto (Halle-Wittenberg)

12:15 Lunch Break

13:30 Sari Kisilevsky (New York): Legal Rules and Legal Personality: Kant and the Notion of Legal Subjects
Commentator: Sofie Christine Möller (Florence)
Chair: Michael Rupniewski (Lodz)

14:45 Thomas Mertens (Nijmegen): On the Unity of Kant’s Metaphysics of Morals
Commentator: Daniel Herbert (Sheffield)
Chair: Monica Mookherjee (Keele)

16:00 Tea/Coffee Break

16:15 Ruhi Demiray (Keele/Kocaeli): The Cul-de-Sac in the Natural Law Theory and Legal Positivism: The Question of the Normativity of Law
Commentator: Joe Saunders (Sheffield)
Chair: Adrian Piper (Berlin)

17:30 Closing

 

B. KEELE PHILOSOPHY FORUM
KEELE PHILOSOPHY FORUM’S 2014 ‘J.-J. ROUSSEAU’ ANNUAL LECTURE
28 November, 18:30-19:30, Conference Room, Claus Moser Research Centre, Keele University ST5 5BG

Opening: Barbara Kelly (Head of Humanities Research, Keele)
Howard Williams (Aberystwyth): Interpreting Kant’s Political Philosophy
Chair: John Rogers (Keele) – TBC

 

C. CONFERENCE: THEMES FROM THE WORK OF HOWARD WILLIAMS
KEELE PHILOSOPHY FORUM’S 2014 CONFERENCE
29 November, Conference Room, Claus Moser Research Centre, Keele University ST5 5BG

9:30 Sarah Holtman (Minnesota): Idealisation, Civic Respect and Kantian Citizenship
Commentator: Garrath Williams (Lancaster)
Chair: Alix Cohen (Edinburgh)

10:45 Tea/Coffee Break

11:00 Reidar Maliks (Oslo): Kant’s Reflections on the Revolution in France
Commentator: Antonino Falduto (Halle-Wittenberg)
Chair: Jonathan Head (Keele)

12:15 Lunch Break

13:30 Luigi Caranti (Catania): Kantian Peace and Liberal Peace
Commentator: Katerina Deligiorgi (Sussex)
Chair: Christopher Chapman (Notre Dame)

14:45 Susan Shell (Boston College): Kant on Citizenship, Society and Redistributive Justice
Commentator: Paola Romero (LSE)
Chair: Joe Saunders (Sheffield)
16:00: Tea/Coffee

16:15 Howard Williams (Aberystwyth): Kant’s Political Philosophy: A Reply to My Interpreters
Chair: Brian Doherty (Keele – Head of the RC4SPIRE) – TBC

17:15 Conference Ends

 

D. KEELE-OXFORD-ST. ANDREWS CENTRE FOR KANTIAN STUDIES
OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE CENTRE FOR KANTIAN STUDIES
30 November, Conference Room, Claus Moser Research Centre, Keele University ST5 5BG

9:00 Edward Kanterian (Kent) & Sorin Baiasu (Keele/Vienna): Comments on A. W. Moore’s Kant Chapter in The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics (CUP 2012)
Response: A. W. Moore (Oxford)
Chair: Pamela Sue Anderson (Oxford)

10:30 Tea/Coffee

10:45 James Tartaglia (Keele): Rorty’s Ambivalent Relationship with Kant
Commentator: Caitlin Hamblin (Edinburgh)
Chair: Sofie Möller (Florence)

11:45 Jens Timmermann (St Andrews): The Demands of Kant’s Ethics
Commentator: Alix Cohen (Edinburgh)
Chair: Paula Satne (Durham)

12:45 Lunch Break

14:00 Giuseppina D’Oro (Keele): The Philosopher As Jedi Knight: Collingwood’s (Kant-Inspired) Idealist Metaontology
Commentator: Andrew Stephenson (Oxford)
Chair: Aaran Burns (Keele)

15:00 Anil Gomes (Oxford): Naïve Realism in Kantian Phrase
Commentator: Max Edwards (UCL)
Chair: Daniel Herbert (Sheffield)

16:00 Tea/Coffee Break

16:15 Leslie Stevenson (St Andrews): Kant’s Sensational Philosophy
Commentators: Thomas Land (Cambridge)
Chair: Alice Pinheiro-Walla (Cork)

17:15 Closing

The events are organised by the Keele Forum for Philosophical Research and the Keele-Oxford-St Andrews Centre for Kantian Studies with the support of the Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship “A Kantian Approach to Current Tensions Between Legal Obligations and Religious Commitments, the Research Centre for SPIRE, the School of Politics, IR and Philosophy (SPIRE) and the ECPR Kantian Standing Group.

 

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