2011 Workshop in Late Modern Philosophy

Friday and Saturday, October 14 & 15, 2011

This is the inaugural workshop in a new annual series. The workshops are designed to provide a venue for presenting new work on Late Modern Philosophy (roughly the period from 1750 through 1900). Over the course of two days, eight speakers will present papers in progress on figures including Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, and Nietzsche.

Speakers for 2011

Keynote: Alexander Nehamas (Princeton)
“Nietzsche, Action, Intention”

Maudemarie Clark (UC Riverside/Colgate)

Charles Griswold (BU)
“Loving Another as though Yourself: Rousseau on Narcissism, Self-Love, and Social Decay”

Paul Katsafanas (BU)
“Kant and Nietzsche on the Will: Two Models of Reflective Agency”

Frederick Neuhouser (Barnard/Columbia)

Bernard Reginster (Brown)

Michael Rosen (Harvard)
“The Darstellungsproblemā€

Sally Sedgwick (UIC)

For more information, please refer to the workshop website: http://people.bu.edu/pkatsa/workshop.html The Workshop is sponsored by the Boston University Center for Humanities.