ENAKS Upcoming Meetings and Conferences

Eastern Study Group of the North American Kant Society

15th Annual Meeting

Brandeis University

Reading Room, Mandel Center for the Humanities

Saturday, May 4

9:30 - Welcome, Coffee

Welcoming remarks – Kate Moran (Brandeis University)

10:00 - 12:00 Session 1 (Chair: Jamie Hebbeler, St. Joseph's University)

Bas Tönissen (UCSD), “Self-Love and Moral Progress in Kant”

Marie Newhouse (Surrey), “Actions on Lawbreaking Maxims”

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-4:00 Session 2 (Chair: Marius Stan, Boston College)

Rosalind Chaplin (UCSD), “Indeterminacy and Potential Infinity in Kant’s Second Antinomy”

Janum Sethi, (Michigan), “For Me, In My Present State: Kant on Judgments of Perception and Mere Subjective Validity”

Aaron Wells (Notre Dame), “The Explanatory Priority of Laws”

4:30-6:30 Keynote Address (Chair: Jens Timmermann, St. Andrews)

Andrew Chignell, Princeton University

"Three Kinds of Moral Argument in Kant"

7:00-9:00 Dinner

Skyline Commons, Brandeis University

Sunday, May 5

9:30 Coffee

10:00 -12:30 Author Meets Critics (Chair: Mavis Biss, Loyola University Maryland)

Laura Papish (George Washington), Kant on Evil, Self-Deception, and Moral Reform

Critics: Martin Sticker (Bristol) and Jessica Tizzard (Connecticut)

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-4:30 Session 3 (Chair: Nicholas Anderson, Boston College)

Nicole Whalen (CUNY), “Kant’s Republican Defense of the Free Market”

Rafeeq Hasan (Amherst College), “‘Who Should Give Way When Bodies Collide?’

Elvira Basevich (UMass Lowell), “Black Radical Kantianism: Why Second Thoughts are not Good Enough”


Please contact Kate Moran (kmoran@brandeis.edu) if you are interested in attending.

Support Generously Provided By: The Brandeis Philosophy Department, The Mandel Center for the Humanities, Brandeis History of Ideas Program, The Brandeis Center for German and European Studies, The North American Kant Society, and the Dean of Arts and Sciences, Brandeis University