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Conference: The Idea of Freedom: 19th and 20th Century Perspectives

Thursday May 23, 2019 - Friday May 24, 2019

“The Idea of Freedom: 19th and 20th Century Perspectives” is organized by Professors Owen Ware and Michael Morgan.

Speakers include Jacqueline Mariña (Purdue), Dean Moyar (Johns Hopkins), Karin Nisenbaum (Colgate), and U of T’s Owen Ware and Michael Morgan.


Thursday, May 23, 2019

1:00-2:00 – Owen Ware (Toronto): “Kant and the Fate of Freedom: Reinhold, Maimon, and Fichte”

3:30-4:30 – Jacqueline Mariña (Purdue): “Freedom and Insight:  A Reading of Groundwork III”

Friday, May 24, 2019

10:00-11:00 – Karin Nisenbaum (Colgate): “Realizing the Moral Implication of the Idea of God: Kant and Schelling on Happiness, Virtue, and the Postulate of God’s Existence”

1:00-2:00 – Dean Moyar (Johns Hopkins): “Hegel’s Fact of Reason: Life and Death in the Experience of Freedom”

3:30-4:30 – Michael Morgan (Toronto/Indiana): “Levinas and the Critique of Freedom”


Thursday May 23, 2019
Friday May 24, 2019
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Owen Ware
Michael Morgan


Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418
170 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2M8 Canada
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