Learn more about the work of the Danish philosopher and theologian K. E. Løgstrup (1905-1981), in particular about his key text titled “The Ethical Demand” (1956) from Professor Robert Stern, the author of “The Radical Demand in Løgstrup’s Ethics.” Stern offers a full account of Løgstrup’s text and situates Løgstrup’s distinctive position in relation to Kant, Kierkegaard, Levinas, Darwall and Luther.
Professor Robert Stern’s main interests in the history of philosophy are 19th-century post-Kantian German philosophy, especially Hegel. In contemporary philosophy, he focuses on epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and political philosophy. His current work centres around the Danish philosopher and theologian K. E. Løgstrup, as well as around Martin Luther viewed from a philosophical perspective.
“The Idea of Freedom: 19th and 20th Century Perspectives” is organized by Professors Owen Ware and Michael Morgan, and will also feature lectures by Jacqueline Mariña, Dean Moyar, and Karin Nisenbaum.
Daniel Breazeale has been at the University of Kentucky since 1971. He specializes in German philosophy from Kant to Nietzsche, with a research focus on post-Kantian idealism and the philosophy of J. G. Fichte. Other interests include existentialism, skepticism, and social and political philosophy.
Professor Naas teaches courses in philosophy and comparative literature and conducts research in the areas of ancient Greek philosophy and contemporary French philosophy. He has edited, translated, and written on a number of the works of Jacques Derrida.
A specialist in continental philosophy, Professor Russon’s recent work had dealt with the formation of personal identity and with the issues that structure our meaningful involvement in everyday life. He has also published on Hegel, phenomenology (especially on Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger and Derrida) and ancient philosophy (especially Plato and Aristotle).
The group welcomes Gregor Moder, assistant professor on the Faculty of Arts at the University of Ljubljana, who will deliver a talk titled “Death and Finality: Hegel versus Spinoza.”
This conference explores interdisciplinary approaches to the work of George Simmel; presenters include Omar Lizardo, Natàlia Cantó Milà, Elizabeth Goodstein, and more.
The conference on the concept of intersubjectivity in continental philosophy is organized by professors Owen Ware and Michael Morgan. A more detailed schedule of events and speakers will be posted shortly.
Prof. Angelova’s research is in 20th century continental philosophy, with a particular focus on Heidegger, Nancy, Derrida, and French feminist theory in relation to 19th century philosophy, specifically Kant and Hegel. Her interests involve themes such as temporality, selfhood, freedom, affect, gender and sexuality, and the imagination.
The department welcomes Paula Schwebel, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at Ryerson University. Prof. Schwebel’s research interests include Frankfurt School critical theory, 20th-century and contemporary Continental philosophy, modern Jewish thought, social and political philosophy, and philosophy and literature.