Meeting of the Southern Study Group of the North American Kant Society

September 15, 2012 - September 16, 2012
Philosophy Department, Oklahoma State University

Tulsa Hyatt Regency Hotel -- 100 East Second Street
Tulsa 74103
United States

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Pablo Muchnik
Stephen Palmquist


Lawrence Pasternack

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The meeting will feature Stephen Palmquist (Hong Kong Baptist University) and Pablo Muchnik (Emerson College, Boston) as keynote speakers.  The meeting program is as follows:

Sept 15th                                             

8:30-9:15a.m.     Continental Breakfast                                   

9:15-10:15           Kyla Ebels-Duggan, Northwestern University , “Kant on Morality, Happiness and Religion”

10:30-11:30         Courtney Fugate, American University of Beirut, “The Highest Good and Kant's Proof(s) of God's Existence”

11:30-1:00p.m.  Lunch                                   

1:00-2:30              Pablo Muchnik,Emerson College, Keynote #1 –“Kant and the Limits of the Jeffersonian Compromise”

2:30-3:00              Coffee Break                                    

3:00-4:00              Joseph Scott Trullinger, Mississippi State University, “Kant's Endorsement of the Fear of God”

4:15-5:15              Colin McQuillan, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, “Oaths, Promises and Compusory Duties: Kant's Response to Mendelssohn's Jerusalem”

6:00                        Dinner @ the Daily Grill, Hyatt Regency Hotel

Sept 16th                                                             

8:30-9:15a.m.     Continental Breakfast                                   

9:15-10:15           Nathan Jacobs,John Brown University,“Early Christian Antecedents and Alternatives to Kant's Transcendental Theology”          

10:30-12:00p.m.  Stephen Palmquist, Hong Kong Baptist University, Keynote #2 – “Kant's Religious Conviction” 

12:00-1:30           Lunch                                   

1:30-2:45              Group Study Session,  General Remark on the Holy Mysteries, Part III of Religion 6:137-147.       

2:45-3:15              Coffee Break                                    

3:15-4:15              Christina Drogalis, Loyola University, Chicago, “Momentary Choices versus Gradual Progress: the Religion as a Turning Point in Kant's Theory of Moral Development”              

4:30-5:30              Robert Gressis, California State Univeristy, Northridge “Kant's Change of Mind on the Propensity to Evil”               

6:00                        Dinner, Location TBA     

The meeting will be held at the Tulsa Hyatt Regency Hotel

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