CFP: Kant on the Self

Submission deadline: February 1, 2020

Conference date(s):
May 15, 2020 - May 16, 2020

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, Center for Human Values, Princeton University
Princeton, United States

Topic areas


We invite graduate students and early career scholars to submit abstracts on any topic related to the overarching theme of the conference: Kant on the Self. Topics include, but are not limited to, the transcendental unity of apperception, the noumenal and empirical self, Kant’s critique of the rationalist’s conception of the self, the spontaneity of the will and the understanding, Kant’s theory of consciousness, self-respect, agency and autonomy, and the difference between animal minds and human minds.

The conference will take place on May 15th-16th, 2020, at Princeton University. Invited speakers include: Béatrice Longuenesse, Patricia Kitcher, Andrew Brook, Katharina Kraus, Kate Moran, Colin McLear, Yoon Choi, Catharine Smith, and Alix Cohen. 

Abstracts should not exceed 750 words. They should be prepared for blind review and sent as a PDF file to In a separate PDF attachment, please include your name, academic affiliation, email address, and paper title.

We encourage applications from individuals from historically under-represented groups.

Any questions can be directed to Alejandro Naranjo Sandoval at, or Haley Brennan at

The deadline for submitting an abstract is February 1st, 2020. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by March 1st, 2020.

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