The Inaugural Conference of The Australian Hegel Society

When:29 Sep 2016, 9:45am - 6pm
30 Sep 2016, 10am - 5:30pm
Venue:Morven Brown G6 (map ref C20)
Who:Keynote Speakers Angelica Nuzzo (City University, New York) and Paul Redding (University of Sydney)

Attendance at the conference is free, but registration is required for catering purposes.

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Thursday, 29th September

09:45 Welcome

10:00 Angelica Nuzzo, Morality, Ethical Life and the Realization of Freedom in Hegel

11:15 Break

11:40 Ulrich Schlösser, Action, Language and Confession in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit

12:20 Loughlin Gleeson, Contra Pippin: an Evaluative essentialist and Holistic Reading of Hegelian Concrete Freedom

13:00 Lunch

02:00 Charlotte Epstein, Recognition, Misrecognition and The Role of the Negative in International Relations: The Case For Returning to Hegel

02:40 Nicholas Smith, How should a Hegelian think about Unconditional Basic Income?

03:20 Andy Blunden, Artefact-Mediated: Intersubjectivity as the Basis for Non-Metaphysical Appropriation of Hegel

04:00 Break

04:30 Inja Stracenski, Ontology without a Substratum: Hegel’s Science of Logic as “Metaphysics Proper”

05:10 Giovanna Luciano, Reason and Subjectivity: on Hegel’s early Jena Writings

Conference Dinner

Friday, 30th Septemeber 2016

10:00 Paul Redding, Hegel, Logic and the Nature of Mental Contents

11:15 Break

11:30 Dennis Schmidt, On the Idioms of Spirit: Art and Truth for Hegel

12:10 Lunch

01:05 Annual General Meeting of the Australian Hegel Society

01:50 Heikki Ikäheimo, Hegel and Marx on the Human Essence

02:30 Daniel Lopez, In Defence of Hegel: A Counter-Critique of Marx’s Early Reading

03:10 Catherine Moir, The Politics of Utopia: Bloch and Hegel in the GDR

03:50 Break

04:10 Diego Bubbio, The I and World History in Hegel

04:50 Simon Lumsden, Is Ethical Life a Community?

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Organising Committee:

Jean-Philippe Deranty, Macquarie University

Heikki Ikäheimo, UNSW Australia

Simon Lumsden, UNSW Australia

Giovanna Luciano, Western Sydney University / Università di Padova

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