Kant-in-Progress Workshop Abstracts Uygar Abaci (Penn) Kant’s Multi-layered Attack on the Ontological Argument Kant’ s refutation of the ontological argument has attracted enormous attention in the literature. One prevalent view is that the refutation that Kant presents in the Critique of Pure Reason [CPR] (1781/1787) is a restatement of his objection in the … Read more
Kant-in-Progress Workshop Programme 3rd August 2019, University of St Andrews (Edgecliffe, 104) 9:00 – 10:20 Uygar Abaci (Penn) Kant’s Multi-layered Attack on the Ontological Argument 10:30 – 11:50 Anita Leirfall (Oslo) Kant on Forces 12:00 – 13:20 Nick Stang (Toronto) Kant on Necessity and Temporality 13:20 – 14:20 Lunch (provided … Read more
St. Andrews Kant Reading Party 2019: Kant and Leibniz on the Ontological Argument Abstracts Paper Session 1 (31st of July, 16:30-18:00) Jun Young Kim (UIC) ‘A Combinatorial Theory of Compossibility in Leibniz’s Metaphysics’ Most contemporary metaphysicians think that for any two distinct things, it is always possible for them to coexist with one … Read more
St. Andrews Kant Reading Party 2019: Kant and Leibniz on the Ontological Argument Discussion Sessions Reading List Discussion Session 1 (30th of July, 15:45-17:45): The Ontological Argument: Anselm, Descartes, and Leibniz’ Objection of Incompleteness Anselm, Proslogion II (1077-8),  32-34 Gaunilo’s reply to Anselm, ‘On behalf of the Fool’,  99-103 Descartes, The Meditations, V … Read more
St. Andrews Kant Reading Party 2019: Kant and Leibniz on the Ontological Argument Programme (July 30 – August 2, 2019) Tuesday, 30 July 13:00 Meeting for Departure from St Andrews, outside Edgecliffe (5 The Scores), the building of the Philosophy Department15:00 Estimated Arrival at The Burn 15:15 Coffee/tea 15:30 Welcome remarks 15:45-17:45 Discussion Session … Read more
It is our pleasure to invite you to the 12th edition of the St Andrews Kant Reading Party to be held from the 30th of July – 2nd of August at The Burn in Angus, and to a follow-up workshop at the University of St Andrews on the 3rd of August.