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Difference and Alterity: Critical Models in Modern Thought

Friday October 25, 2019, 2:00 pm - Saturday October 26, 2019, 5:30 pm

Programme

Friday October 25

2:00-2:15 Opening Remarks
2:15-3:00 Idit Dobbs-Weinstein, The Same Is the Different: Nature, Fortune, History in Machiavelli
3:00-3:45 Oleg Gelikman, The Quake of the Real: on the Ontology of Relation in Montaigne
3:45-4:15 Coffee Break
4:15-5:00 Willi Goetschel, Writing Otherwise: Montaigne and La Boëtie
5:00-5:45 Warren Montag, “To Quit the Principles of Human Nature:” Locke’s Notion of the Inhuman

Saturday October 26

10:15-11:00 Tracie Matysik, Substance as Contingency in the Young Karl Marx
11:00-11:45 Michael Rosenthal, On the Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Aesthetics to Make Sense of Immorality in Politics: Exempla, Thought-Images, and the Eichmann Trial
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 James McNaughton, Beckett’s Political Aesthetic
2:15-3:00 David Suchoff, De-Colonizing Dialect: Beckett’s Palestinian and Irish Canines
3:00-3:15 Coffee Break
3:15-4:00 Omar Rivera, Resistance as Alterity in Decolonial Aesthetics
4:00-4:45 Amogh Sahu, Skepticism and the Philosophy of Difference
5:00-5:30 Open Discussion

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Friday October 25, 2019, 2:00 pm
End:
Saturday October 26, 2019, 5:30 pm
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Organizer

Willi Goetschel
Phone:
416-926-2320
Email:
w.goetschel@utoronto.ca
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Venue

108 N Munk Centre, 1 Devonshire Place
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3K7 Canada
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