The Humboldt Seminar

 

The Humboldt Seminar is a work group in which the Humboldt post-doc fellows, Department postdocs, and visitors of the Humboldt Professorship discuss their work in progress.

Program: Winter 2019

Meetings take place in: GWZ 2116, from 11:00-13:00 (s.t.)

October 21 – Bianca Ancillotti

Elements of Kantian Two-Dimensionality

November 4 – Gilad Nir 

Philosophical Riddles and Ethical Transformations

November 18 –  Wolfram Gobsch

November 25 – Sabrina Bauer

December 2 – Jonas Held

December 9 – Dawa Ometto

January 6 – Alec Hinshelwood

January 13 – Vanessa Carr

January 20 – Joris Spigt 

January 27 – Michael Frey

 

Format

The first 45 minutes of each meeting will be devoted to presenting the papers; the rest of the time will be devoted to discussion. 

 Readings

Suggested readings for the seminar are distributed to registered participants through our mailing list. For more details, please contact gilad.nir [at] uni-leipzig.de .

Program: Winter 2018

Meetings will take place in the GWZ, room 2116, from 11am-1pm

 

29.10  Alec Hinshelwood:            “Making Do With Events”

5.11    Vanessa Carr:                      “No Objection to Object Causation” 

19.11  Dawa Ometto:                    “The Factivity of Practical Knowledge”

26.11  Bianca Ancillotti:               “How to Become a Transcendental Idealist”

3.12    Martijn Wallage:                “Am I Anonymous?”

10.12  Gilad Nir:                             “The Tractarian Account of Inference”

7.1      Jonas Held:                          “Kant on Syllogistic Reasoning”

Format

The format of the seminar is as follows: a week before each meeting we will distribute the text to be discussed in the seminar. The first 15 minutes of each meeting will be devoted to a short summary of the paper; the rest of the time will be devoted to discussion. 

Readings

The reasings for the seminar are distributed to registered participants through our mailing list. For more details, please contact gilad.nir [at] uni-leipzig.de .