Anton Wilhelm Amo: an African philosopher in Early Modern Europe

October 29, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Department of Philosophy, Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg

IZEA, Franckeplatz 1, Haus 54,
Halle
Germany

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University of South Florida
Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz

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Anton Wilhelm Amo: an African philosopher in Early Modern Europe

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg 29-31 October 2018

Organizers: Dwight Lewis (Emory University & University of South Florida) and Falk Wunderlich (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg) Locations:

Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für die Erforschung der Europäischen Aufklärung (IZEA, Franckeplatz 1, Haus 54, Halle) (Monday and Tuesday)

Martin-Luther-Universität, Ludwig-Wucherer-Straße 2 (Steintor-Campus), Hörsaal IV (Wednesday)

Monday, 29 October 2018

Venue: IZEA, Franckeplatz 1, Haus 54 17:45-18:15 Welcome and introduction

18:15-19:45

Paulin J. Hountondji (Professor Emeritus, National Universities of Benin; President of the National Council on Education in Benin) How African is Anton Wilhelm Amo?

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Venue: IZEA, Franckeplatz 1, Haus 54

09:00-10:00

Jacob Mabe (Berlin) Die philosophischen Prinzipien der Geschichtsschreibung nach Anton Wilhelm Amo

10:00-11:00

Dag Herbjørnsrud (Center for Global and Comparative History of Ideas, Oslo) The Philosophy of Africa and the European Response: Reconstructing a Global and Comparative Perspective

Break

11:30-12:30

Dwight Lewis (Emory University & University of South Florida) From Lost to Found: Amo's De Iure Maurorum in Europa

Lunch Break

14.00-15:00

Sonja Brentjes (Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin) / Rana Brentjes (Goldsmiths, University of London) Anti-colonialism and humanism: Burchard Brentjes and Anton Wilhelm Amo

15:00-16:00

Monika Firla (AfriTüDe Geschichtswerkstatt, Stuttgart) A.W. Amo als Praktischer Philosoph in Deutschland und Axim Break

16:30-17:30

Andreij Krause (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg) Anton Wilhelm Amo und die traditionelle Logik - Sätze, Schlüsse und Argumentationen

17:30-18:30

Stephen Menn (Humboldt-Universität Berlin) Amo’s theory of intentions and the problem of mind-body causality

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Venue: Ludwig-Wucherer-Straße 2 (Steintor-Campus), Hörsaal IV

09:00-10:00

Justin E.H. Smith (University of Paris 7 - Denis Diderot) Amo's Apatheia: A Critical Examination of His Sources

10:00-11:00

Falk Wunderlich (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg) Amo and the theory of physical influx

Break

11:30-12:30

Corey W. Dyck (Western University) Amo and the Neglected Path of Wolffianism

12:30-13:30

Paola Rumore (Università degli Studi di Torino) Amo’s philosophical contexts in Halle and Wittenberg

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