CONFERENCE: KANT ON ANIMALS
conference will be held 5-8 July 2013, and is hosted by the University of
Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Meetings will take place at the
Protea Hotel, Kruger Park Gate.
Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2013.
conference will be the first one devoted solely to the topic of the status of
non-human animals within Kant’s philosophy. It will explore the place of
animals in Kant’s Pre-Critical and Critical writings, and with regard to Kant’s
epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and natural science.
to be examined will include:
· animal cognition (especially animal sensations and spatial representation) and
the implications of thinking about animals for Kant's account of human
· duties to animals
role of animals in Kant’s biology;
contrast with animals in Kant’s anthropology.
- John Callanan
- Steve Naragon
- Jon Garthoff
- Sacha Golob
- Ina Goy
- Patrick Kain
- Thaddeus Metz
- Colin McClear
- Nick Stang
Uleman (Purchase College)
- Helga Varden
- Eric Watkins
suitable for presentation in 30 minutes, should be sent to Professor Lucy
Allais (Lucy.Allais@wits.ac.za) no later than March 31st 2013.