Recognition and Respect in Early Modern Philosophy: Thurs 11 – Fri 12 July 2019, University of York

PROGRAMME

THURSDAY 11 JULY 

09.00 – 09.15 Registration, coffee & pastries

09.15 – 09.45 Tim Stuart-Buttle (York): Introductory remarks

09.45 – 11.00 OPENING LECTURE Axel Honneth (Frankfurt): The idea of recognition: A very short introduction to its European history

11.00 – 13.00 PANEL 1 Anna Becker (Basel): ‘To love those to whom we have given birth’: Oikeiōsis, gender, and the Renaissance politics of recognising the other in oneself ; Martina Reuter (Jyväskylä): The role of the other in Poulain de la Barre’s account of self-knowledge

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 16.00 PANEL 2 Kinch Hoekstra (UC Berkeley): Hobbes, Aristotle and natural sociability [TBC]; Kari Saastamoinen (Helsinki) & Heikki Haara (Helsinki): Pufendorf and the recognition of equal humanity

16.00 – 16.30 Refreshments

16.30 – 17.30 Hannah Dawson (KCL): Shame in early modern thought: from sin to sociability

17.30 Wine reception

19.00 Conference dinner (venue TBC)

FRIDAY 12 JULY

09.30 – 10.00 Coffee & pastries

10.00 – 13.00 PANEL 3 Beatrice Guion (Strasbourg): New insights into self-love in French seventeenth-century Augustinian writings; Robin Douglass (KCL): The morality of pride: Mandeville between French Jansenism and the Scottish Enlightenment; Christian Maurer (Lausanne): Archibald Campbell’s ‘true self-love’ and the divine economy of esteem

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 16.00 PANEL 4 Jared Holley (Chicago): Rousseau and the taste for recognition; Daniel Luban (Oxford): Adam Smith and the Augustinians

16.00 – 16.30 Refreshments

16.30 – 17.45 CLOSING LECTURE Risto Saarinen (Helsinki): Recognition and religion: the case of Schleiermacher

19.00 Conference dinner (venue TBC)

If you are interested in attending this two-day conference, please contact the convenor, Tim Stuart-Buttle (tim.stuart-buttle@york.ac.uk), as numbers are limited.

 

 

 

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