[SydPhil] Conceptions of Life in German Idealism and Romanticism

Inja Stracenski inja.stracenski at sydney.edu.au
Thu Oct 18 14:33:43 AEDT 2018

Conceptions of Life in German Idealism and Romanticism

Annual conference of the Society for German Idealism and Romanticism

Hosted by the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Germanic Studies at the University of Sydney 6-7 December 2018


Day 1: Thursday 6th December 2018

Venue: All sessions in CCANESA Boardroom, Level 4, Madsen Building, Eastern Avenue, Camperdown


10:00am                    Arrival/Greetings

10:20am                      Welcome: Cat Moir and Dalia Nassar (University of Sydney)

Session 1

10.30 – 11.30am
Simon Lumsden (UNSW): Hegel’s Concept of Bildung

Paul Redding (University of Sydney): Hegel’s Logic in relation to Goethe’s Theory of Colours

Lunch Break

Session 2
Nicolas Garcia Mill (University of Illinois, Chicago): Hegel on Human Spirit, the Animal Soul and Nature


Session 3: Organizers Panel


  *   Cat Moir (University of Sydney): Life, Society and Second Nature in Hegel’s System
  *   Gerad Gentry (Lewis University and the University of Chicago): The Ground of Hegel’s Logic of Life and the Unity of Reason: The Free Lawfulness of the Imagination
  *   15min break
  *   Lydia Moland (Colby College): Life in Art: Hegel on the Organic in Architecture
  *   Dalia Nassar (University of Sydney): Goethe and the Science of Life

Dinner (reserved venue)

Day 2: Friday 7th December 2018

Session 4

Karen Koch (Free University of Berlin): The Hegelian Explanation of the Mechanic Inexplicability of Organisms

Karen Ng (Vanderbilt University): An Organic Model of Schematism: A Post-Kantian Approach to Kant’s Theory of Judgement

Rachel Falkenstern (Pennsylvania State University): Hegel’s Conception of Second Nature in Tragic Drama

Lunch Break

Session 5

Camilla Flodin (Södertörn University): Hölderlin and the Poetic Representation of Life

Ina Goy (University of Tübingen): Goethe’s Metamorphosis of Plants

Jennifer Mensch (Western Sydney University): Between Form and Force: Goethe’s Response to Blumenbach and Wolff


Session 6: Keynote Address

Kristin Gjesdal (Temple University): Sculpture and the Touch of Art: Human Nature and Aesthetic Experience

All welcome!

This conference is a free event.
Registration is however essential, please register at: inja.stracenski at sydney.edu.au<mailto:inja.stracenski at sydney.edu.au>

This conference is sponsored by the FCRS grant: “Concepts and Theories of Life From the Nineteenth Century to the Present”.

For more details see attached conference poster.

I N J A   S T R A C E N S K I
Research Assistant and PhD Candidate
Philosophy Department | School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
T H E   U N I V E R S I T Y   O F   S Y D N E Y
E inja.stracenski at sydney.edu.au<mailto:inja.stracenski at sydney.edu.au>

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