Schopenhauer & the British Tradition

April 27, 2024 - April 28, 2024
Department of Philosophy, Providence College

United States

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  • North American Division of the Schopenhauer Society


Providence College
University of Washington
Southern Utah University
Hunter College (CUNY)

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Schopenhauer & the British Tradition

CFP: The North American Division of the Schopenhauer Gesellschaft is pleased to host a Workshop at Providence College on the theme “Schopenhauer and the British Tradition” on April 27-28, 2024. We invite papers concerned with the modern British influence on Schopenhauer, the intersection of Schopenhauer’s thought and British philosophy, and responses by British philosophers to the work of Schopenhauer or the Schopenhauerian tradition.


Schopenhauer’s consideration of Bacon’s Philosophy of Science

Humean and Schopenhauerian themes in Philosophy of Religion

Schopenhauer’s confrontation with Locke’s empiricism

Schopenhauerian vs. Berkeleyan Idealism

Schopenhauer and Hobbes on Political Progress

Aesthetics between Hutcheson and Schopenhauer

Schopenhauerian Compassion and British Moral Sense Theory

Schopenhauer’s Critique of Utilitarianism

Philosophy of Language between Schopenhauer and Ayer

Schopenhauer’s ‘Fourfold Root’ and Russell’s Logic

Schopenhauer's and Murdoch's Ethics


Anthony Jensen (Providence)

Colin Marshall (Washington)

Sean Murphy (Southern Utah)

Sandra Shapshay (CUNY)


Please prepare either an abstract (max 300 words) or a research paper (max 4000 words) for blind peer review. Please remove any personally identifying information from your abstract or paper.

The deadline for submissions is January 15th, 2024. 

Acceptance letters will be emailed by February 1st, 2024.

Please address any questions and send submissions via email to either Anthony Jensen [email protected] or Sean Murphy [email protected]

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