Idealism & Pragmatism:
Convergence or Contestation?

Sheffield Workshop 2013

Theme: On the history of the relation between idealism and pragmatism

Date:

Friday 25th and Saturday 26th October 2013

Venues:

Friday at the Jessop West Exhibition Space and Saturday at the Humanities Research Institute

Jessop West Exhibition SpaceHumanities Research Institute

Programme:

Friday 25th Oct

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-12.30 Paul Franks (Yale University) ‘The “Schelling-fashioned idealism” of C. S. Peirce’

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.00 Dina Emundts (Universität Konstanz) ‘Hegel as a Pragmatist’

15.00-15.15 Coffee

15.15-16.45 Jeremy Dunham (University of Edinburgh) ‘Neo-Leibnizian Idealism in Nineteenth-Century France and its importance for American Pragmatism’

18.00 Workshop Dinner @ Efes Turkish and Mediterranean Restaurant – £13 per head

Saturday 26th Oct

09.30-11.00 Shannon Dea (University of Waterloo) ‘Peirce, Spinoza and Absolute Idealism’

11.00-11.15 Coffee

11.15-12.45 Kenneth Westphal (University of East Anglia) ‘“Of the Transcendental Power of Judgment as such” (KdrV B171–5): Hegel’s Pragmatic Critique and Transformation of Kant’s System of Principles’

12.45-13.45 Lunch

13.45-15.15 Gabriele Gava (University of Frankfurt) ‘What is Wrong with Intuitions? An Assessment of a Peircean Criticism of Kant’

15.15-15.30 Coffee

15.30-17.00 Paul Redding (University of Sydney) ‘An Idealist Solution to a Pragmatist Problem’

Abstracts:

View abstracts here

Registration:

Registration for lunch/refreshments and the evening meal is now closed. However, you are still welcome to attend the workshop without registration if you bring your own lunch.

Useful Information:

Details of accommodation in Sheffield can be found here

Information about Sheffield, travel, things to see and do and places to eat can be found here

Sponsors:

Sponsored by The Aristotelian Society and The Leverhulme Trust

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