The Disunity of Reason: A Conference on Kant's Antinomies

July 18, 2016 - July 19, 2016
Dahlem Humanities Center, Freie Universität Berlin

Seminarzentrum L116
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Berlin 14195
Germany

Sponsor(s):

  • VolkswagenStiftung

All speakers:

Omri Boehm
New School for Social Research/LMU Munich
Angela Breitenbach
Cambridge University
Rosalind Chaplin
UCSD
Dina Emundts
Universität Konstanz
Brigitte Falkenburg
TU Dortmund
Ido Geiger
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev/Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Paul Guyer
Brown University
Heiner Klemme
Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg
James Kreines
Claremont McKenna College
Tobias Rosefeldt
Humboldt University of Berlin
Eric Watkins
University of California, San Diego
Marcus Willaschek
Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Reed Winegar
Fordham University/Freie Universität Berlin

Organisers:

Reed Winegar
Fordham University/Freie Universität Berlin

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The Disunity of Reason:

A Conference on Kant’s Antinomies

Freie Universität Berlin

Seminarzentrum, Room L116

July 18-19, 2016

Day 1 – July 18

Session 1

Chair: Johannes Haag (Universität Potsdam)

9:00 – 10:00 Tobias Rosefeldt (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): “Antinomies in One World?”

10:00 – 11:00 Marcus Willaschek (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt): “Transcendental Realism in Kant’s Diagnosis of the Antinomies”

11:00 – 11:15 Short Break

11:15 – 12:15 Brigitte Falkenburg (TU Dortmund) – “The Cosmological Antinomy: A Transcendental Argument in Favour of Transcendental Idealism”

12:15 – 2:15 Lunch Break

Session 2

Chair: Andrew Stephenson (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

2:15– 3:15 Eric Watkins (UCSD) – “Kant’s Resolution to the 1st and 2nd Antinomies”

3:15 – 4:15 Rosalind Chaplin (UCSD) – “The First Antinomy and the Actual Infinity of Space and Time”

4:15 –4:45 Coffee Break

Session 3

Char: Rolf-Peter Horstmann (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

4:45 – 5:45 Omri Boehm (New School for Social Research/LMU München): “The Antinomies and Spinoza”

5:45 – 6:45 James Kreines (Claremont McKenna): “Hegel on Antinomies”

Day 2 – July 19

Session 1

Chair: Georg Bertram (Freie Universität Berlin)

9:00 – 10:00 Paul Guyer (Brown University): “Dynamical Antinomies from the Critique of Pure Reason to the Metaphysics of Morals”

10:00 – 11:00 Dina Emundts (Universität Konstanz): “The Transcendental Ideas in Kant’s 3rd Antinomy of the Critique of Pure Reason

11:00 – 11:15 Short Break

11:15 – 12:15 Heiner Klemme (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg): “Wie ist Verbindlichkeit möglich? Aktive und passive Obligation in Kants Tugendlehre (§§1-3)”

12:15 – 2:15 Lunch Break

Session 2

Chair: Lara Ostaric (Temple University/ Universität Leipzig)

2:15 – 3:15 Reed Winegar (Fordham University/Freie Universität Berlin): “The Antinomy of Taste”

3:15 – 4:15 Angela Breitenbach (Cambridge): “The Antinomy of Judgment and the Unity of Nature”

4:15 – 4:30 Short Break

4:30 – 5:30 Ido Geiger (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev/Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): “The Antinomy of Reflective Judgment: An Antinomy with No Conflict?”

The conference is free and open to the public. However, in order to keep track of numbers, people interested in attending should register by sending an email to Reed Winegar (bwinegar@fordham.edu).

The conference is sponsored by the Freie Universität Berlin, the Dahlem Humanities Center, and the VolkswagenStiftung.

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