The Idea of Freedom: 19th & 20th Century Perspectives

May 23, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto

Room 418
Jackman Humanities Building

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities

Main speakers:

Purdue University
Indiana University
Johns Hopkins University
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Syracuse University
University of Toronto, Mississauga


Indiana University
University of Toronto, Mississauga

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May 23, 2019
1:00-2:00 – Owen Ware (Toronto): “Kant and the Fate of Freedom: Reinhold, Maimon, and Fichte”
3:30-4:30 – Jacqueline Mariña (Purdue): “Freedom and Insight:  A Reading of Groundwork III”

May 24, 2019
10:00-11:00 – Karin Nisenbaum (Colgate): “Realizing the Moral Implication of the Idea of God: Kant and Schelling on Happiness, Virtue, and the Postulate of God’s Existence"
1:00-2:00 – Dean Moyar (Johns Hopkins): “Hegel's Fact of Reason: Life and Death in the Experience of Freedom”
3:30-4:30 – Michael Morgan (Toronto/Indiana): “Levinas and the Critique of Freedom”

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