German Philosophy and the Ethics of Belief, a conference in honor of Allen W. Wood (aka Woodfest)

October 31, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Susan Linn Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell University

Friday 9:30-lunch: Olin Library 2B48; Friday afternoon-Saturday: Physical Sciences Building Room 401
245 East Ave
Ithaca 14853
United States

Sponsor(s):

  • Indiana University-Bloomington, Philosophy Department
  • Central New York Humanities Corridor, from a grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Society for the Humanities, Cornell
  • Institute for German Cultural Studies, Cornell
  • Susan Linn Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell
  • Indiana University-Bloomington, Department of Germanic Studies

Main speakers:

Robert M. Adams
Rutgers University
R. Lanier Anderson
Stanford University
Marcia Baron
Indiana University
Princeton University
Rebecca Copenhaver
Lewis and Clark College
Paul Guyer
Brown University
Desmond Hogan
Princeton University
Béatrice Longuenesse
New York University
Allen W. Wood
Indiana University, Bloomington

Organisers:

Princeton University
Lara Denis
Agnes Scott College
Desmond Hogan
Princeton University

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**UPDATE:  Registration for the banquet is now closed.  All are welcome to the talks and receptions.**

Allen W. Wood taught for 28 years at Cornell, after which he moved to Yale, then Stanford, and now Indiana University-Bloomington. This fest-conference brings together some of his present and former colleagues, students, collaborators, and friends to celebrate his contributions and to toast the beginning of his 8th decade.  Wood is co-editor of the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant, and has translated or co-translated numerous volumes in that series.  His own monographs include:

  • Kant's Moral Religion
  • Kant's Rational Theology
  • Karl Marx
  • Hegel's Ethical Thought
  • Kant's Ethical Thought
  • Unsettling Obligations: Essays on Reason, Reality, and the Ethics of Belief
  • Kantian Ethics
  • The Free Development of Each: Studies on Freedom, Right, and Ethics in Classical German Philosophy

Schedule:

October 31

Friday morning meeting location: Olin Library (Arts Quad) Room 2B48

Breakfast foods available for purchase in the cafe at the entrance to Olin Library

10-11:15am: Robert M. Adams (Rutgers): Kantian Epistemological Idealism

     Chair: Terence Hua Tai, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Coffee

11:45am-1pm, R. Lanier Anderson (Stanford): Revisiting Wood on Kant’s Rational Theology

     Chair: Jan Willis, Wesleyan University

Lunch on own

**(Rest of the conference is in a new location in Physical Sciences Building room 401)**

2:30-3:45pm: Marcia Baron (Indiana-Bloomington): Aesthetic Manipulation?

     Chair: Julie Maybee, Lehman College, CUNY

Coffee 

4-5:15pm: Béatrice Longuenesse (NYU) Kant on Persons

      Chair: Samuel Kahn, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis

Reception, Baker Portico (Physical Sciences Building first floor) 5:30-7:00


November 1

Breakfast on own

9:30-10:45am: Paul Guyer (Brown): The Twofold Morality of Recht

     Chair: Alyssa Bernstein, Ohio University

Coffee 

11:00am-12:15pm: Desmond Hogan (Princeton): Schopenhauer’s Transcendental Aesthetic

     Chair: Lisa Rivera, U Mass, Boston

Lunch (catered)

2:00-3:15pm: Rebecca Copenhaver (Lewis and Clark): Thomas Reid on Aesthetic Perception

     Chair: Ido Geiger, Ben Gurion University

Coffee 

3.30-4:45pm, Andrew Chignell (Cornell): Early Wood, Recent Wood, and the Crooked Timber of Humanity

     Chair: Stefanie Buchenau, University of Paris 8 - Vincennes-St. Denis

Coffee

5-6:15pm: Allen W. Wood (Indiana University - Bloomington): Universal Law

     Chair:  Lara Denis, Agnes Scott College

6:15-7:15pm Reception (in hall/veranda area outside PSB 401)

7:30pm Banquet (in PSB 401)

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October 19, 2014, 11:45pm EST

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Who is attending?

45 people are attending:

Florida International University
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (PhD)
and 43 more.

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University of Toronto, St. George Campus

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