Midwest Study Group of the
North American Kant Society

2014 Meeting 
Washington University in St. Louis
October 25-26
Host: Anne Margaret Baxley
                
 
                     Program
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                     Saturday October 25th
             
                     Saturday Morning Session on Kant’s Theoretical Philosophy
                         Chair: Anne Margaret Baxley, Washington University in St. Louis
 
                         9:00-10:00
                         “Kant's Subjective Deduction and the Copernican Revolution”
                         Curtis Sommerlatte, Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy, Indiana University
                         
                         10:15-11:15
                         “Intuition & Presence”
                         Colin McLear, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

                         11:30-12:30
                         “What philosophical problem does the Transition Project of the Opus postumum address?”
                         Oliver Thorndike, Visiting Professor, Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins

                         12:30-2:00 Catered Lunch

                     Saturday Afternoon Session on Kant's Practical Philosophy
                         Chair: Donald Wilson, Kansas State University

                         2:15-3:15 
                         "Kant's Theory of Motivation: A Hybrid Approach"
                         Benjamin Yost, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Providence College

                         3:30-5:00 
                         Keynote Address, "Did Kant Think that Rational Volition is sub ratione boni?"
                         Andrews Reath, Professor of Philosophy, UC Riverside

                         6:00--Drinks and Dinner at Pi Pizzeria (6144 Delmar Blvd.) 

                         Sunday October 26th

                     Sunday Morning Session on Kant’s Practical Philosophy
                     Chair: Andrew Youpa, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

                     9:00-10:00
                         “God's Awful Majesty Before Our Eyes: Kant's Moral Justification for Divine Hiddenness”
                         Tyler Paytas, Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy, Washington University in St. Louis
                         ***Awarded Best Graduate Student Paper Submission***

                         10:15-11:15
                         “Kant's Highest Good: The Moral Law's Constructed Object”
                         Alonso Villarán, Ph.D., J.D., Universidad del Pacifíco (Peru)

                         11:30-12:30
                         “Sublime and Moral Feelings as Rationes Cognoscendi of Human Freedom"
                         Christopher Penfield, Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy, Purdue University

                     Accommodations for presenters at the Knight Center.