Thursday September 6th
Session One

(Glamorgan Committee Room 1)

Session Two

(Glamorgan Committee Room 2)

Session Three


09:00 – 09:20

09:20 – 09:30


Welcome Address – Professor Katie Gramich (Interim Head of School)

09:30 – 10:15 Michael Oberst

(Humboldt University of Berlin) 


A Neglected Argument in Kant’s Beweisgrund Concerning the Grounds of Possibility


Marie Newhouse

(University of Surrey)


Actions on Lawbreaking Maxims


10:15 – 11:00 Manja Kisner

(LMU Munich)


The meaning and limits of the discursive understanding in the third Critique

Martin Sticker

(Trinity College Dublin/University of Bristol)


Moral Education and Transcendental Idealism

11:00 -11:15 Tea/Coffee Break (0.86)
11:15- 12:00 Desmond Hogan

(Princeton University)


Order and Affinity in Kant



Rob Watt

(University of Cambridge)


Kant on truth and the content of experience


12:00-12:45 Andrew Cooper



Kant on observation




Hanne Appelqvist

(University of Turku & University of Helsinki)


Transcendental Idealism and Ethics in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus: A Kantian Reading



(AGM meeting 13:30-14:00)

Lunch (0.86)

AGM meeting (Committee Rooms 1)

14:00-15:30  Keynote 1 (Glamorgan Council Chamber):

Angela Breitenbach

(Cambridge University)           

Disunity and Teleological Unity     

Chaired by Stamatina Liosi

15:30-15:45 Tea/Coffee Break (-1.56)
15:45 – 16:30 Predrag Šustar & Zdenka Brzović                        (University of Rijeka)


The Knowability of biological laws


Christopher Patrick Benzenberg                 (University of Oxford) 


The Moral and the Natural World; Kant’s Theory of the Highest Good

Pavel Reichl            (University of Essex) 


Kant and Herder on the role of analogy in the transition from nature to freedom


16:30 – 17:15 Benjamin Smart

(EGENIS University of Exeter) 


Teleology and the striving character of organisms: a preliminary comparison of Breitenbach and Schopenhauer’s readings of Kant

Amit Kravitz

(LMU, München) 


Only with Respect to ‘Nature’: Finite and Divine Freedom in Kant’s Moral Philosophy and in Schelling’s Freiheitsschrift

Sebastian Orlander          (Keele University) 


Kant on Freedom in Nature: a reading of §§ 82-84 of the Critique of Judgment


17:15 – 17:30 Break
17:30 – 18:30 Recent work on Kant (Committee Rooms 1) 

Howard Williams

(Cardiff University)

Some Recent Discussion on Kant’s Political Philosophy and International Theory


Sorin Baiasu

(Keele University)

Kant and Artificial Intelligence

19:00                                          3 Course dinner at The Angel Hotel

  Castle St, Cardiff CF10 1SZ


Friday September 7th
Session One

(Glamorgan Committee Room 1)

Session Two

(Glamorgan Committee Room 2)

Session Three


09:00-09:45 Luciano Perulli

(KU Leuven) 


The Transcendental Deduction of the Highest Good and the Mediation between Nature and Freedom in the second Critique

Anastasia Berg

(University of Cambridge) 


Overcoming the Dualism of Reason and Nature in Kant’s Practical Philosophy: A Critique of The Incorporation Thesis

09:45-10:30 David Forman

(The University of Nevada, Las Vegas)


Kant on Human and Divine Freedom as Intelligent Absolute Spontaneity

Cristóbal Garibay-Petersen 

(University of Essex)


Time and Freedom


10:30-10:45 Tea/Coffee Break (0.86)
10:45-11:30 Huw Williams

(Cardiff University)

Presented in Welsh – simultaneously translated to English


Kant, Rawls and Collective Moral Learning

Alexander Englert

(John Hopkins University) 



Morality and Nature’s Hidden Plan

Joe Saunders

(University of Durham) 




The Practical Standpoint

11:30-12:15 Garmon Lago

(Cardiff University) 

Presented in Welsh – simultaneously translated to English


Adorno and Foucault’s Answer to the Question: Kant’s enlightenment’s other legacy

Barbara Nunez de Caceres Gonzalez

(University College London) 


Kant’s Antinomy of Teleological Judgement as a Critique of the Metaphysical Presuppositions Underlying the Naturalistic Conceptions of Life

Avery Goldman

(DePaul University) 



The Antinomy of Practical Reason



12:15-13:00 Dafydd Huw Rees

(Cardiff University) 

Presented in Welsh – simultaneously translated to English


Kant, Habermas and the Summum Bonum: An Unsuccessful Appropriation?

Jenna Zhang

(University of Chicago) 



Between Nature and Freedom: Kant’s Philosophy of History within the Bounds of Practical Reason

Chris Onof

(Birkbeck College (honorary); Imperial College London) 


Freedom of the will, inner sense and spontaneity


13:00 – 14:15 Lunch (0.86)

Lunch is available until 2pm

14:15 – 15:45 Keynote Two (Glamorgan Council Chamber):

Katerina Deligiorgi

(University of Sussex)

Why be Moral?

Chaired by John Saunders

15:45 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee Break (-1.77)
15:00 – 16:45 Clive Cazeaux

(Cardiff Metropolitan University)


The aesthetics of temporality in Heidegger’s Kant



Lorenzo Spagnesi

(University of Edinburgh)



Reason as the “touchstone of truth”



Spiros Makris

(University of Macedonia)


Immanuel Kant’s ‘Critique of Judgment’ in Hannah Arendt’s political and ethical theory. From imagination and enlarged mentality to reflective thinking and sensus communis

16:45 – 17:30 Larissa Berger

(University of Siegen (Germany)) 


What Beauty Teaches Us about Cognition



Olga Lenczewska 

(Stanford University) 



From Rationality to Morality: the Collective Development of Practical Reason in Kant’s Anthropological Writings

Jon Webber

(Cardiff University)



Beauvoir’s Derivation of the Categorical Imperative



17:30 – 18:30                                   Wine reception

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