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Berliner Kant-Marathon

In the organizer's words:

On your marks, get set, go! Kant is the endurance runner among philosophers: Even 300 years after his birth, he still fascinates his readers without ever losing his breath. A whole day of short lectures, discussions and interactive formats will be dedicated to his ideas. And unlike the Berlin Marathon, you can take part without any training at all, right at the start or just before the finish. With Marcus Willaschek (academy member, Goethe University Frankfurt a.M.), Dinah Emundts (Freie Universität Berlin), Stefanie Grüne (Freie Universität Berlin), Tobias Rosefeldt (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) and many more.

An event of the annual theme 2023|24 "Project: Enlightenment!" of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in cooperation with the German Historical Museum in the run-up to the exhibition "What is Enlightenment? Questions to the 18th century".


Please note that there may be changes at short notice.

10:30 a.m. Welcome
Julia Voss (Deutsches Historisches Museum) and Marcus Willaschek (Academic Member, Goethe University Frankfurt a. M.)

10:40 a.m. The three reviews in three minutes
Tobias Rosefeldt (Humboldt University Berlin)

10:45 am Refutation of Idealism
Luz Christopher Seiberth (University of Potsdam)

11:00 am On the difficulty of making Kant speak Romansh
Josep Clusa (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

11:15 a.m. Kant for the hand: A spatial journey through Kant's Critique of Pure Reason
Evgenia Sonnabend (Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg)

11:30 a.m. Moon dwellers, non-human abilities and why Kant almost left Königsberg
Marharyta Rouba (Humboldt University of Berlin)

11:40 am From the beautiful to the organism. Kant on art and biology
Karen Koch and Larissa Wallner (Free University of Berlin)

12:00 p.m. Kant and the extraterrestrials
Christopher Benzenberg (Cambridge University)

12:15 p.m. Reasonable people don't do it - everyone else is forbidden to do it. Kant on volition, ought and reason
Thomas Schmidt (Humboldt University of Berlin)

12:30 p.m. Kant: What does it mean to orient oneself in thinking?
Andrea Lailach-Hennrich (University of Konstanz)

12:45 p.m. What are blind views?
Stefanie Grüne (Free University of Berlin)

12:55 Critique and appetite. Eating with reasonable intentions
Tobias Wieland, Lilja Walliser and Francesca Raimondi (Free University of Berlin)

13:15 Lunch break

13:30 Can enlightenment be exhibited?
Liliane Weissberg (University of Pennsylvania), Dorlis Blume (German Historical Museum)

14:00 The familiar experience of not fitting the right hand into the left glove
Rima Hussein (John Hopkins University, Baltimore)

14:15 h Kant's doctrine of postulates
Karin A. Nisenbaum (Syracuse University), Christopher Benzenberg (Cambridge University)

14:45 The effectiveness of supranational organizations
Anton Kabeshkin (University of Potsdam)

14:55 Kant in his own words
Nina West and Marcus Willaschek (Academician, Goethe University Frankfurt a. M.)

15:10 How Kant helps us to hold wrongdoers accountable without hypocrisy
Bas Tönissen (University of California, San Diego)

15:20 Who said that about Kant? Kant through the eyes of other philosophers
Dina Emundts, Elena Romano and Ronja Liebenrodt (Freie Universität Berlin)

15:50 The Contradiction of Reason with Itself
Jim Kreines (Claremont McKenna College)

16:05 Kant and the gallows in front of the house
Alexej Weißmüller (University of Potsdam)

16:20 MarKantes. Prolegomena to any future Kant-Revue
Annette Werner (Goethe University Frankfurt a. M.) and Marie-Luise Raters (University of Potsdam)

16:35 Disappointed Kantians
Joel Ben-Yehoshua (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)

16:50 Civil Courage in Kant: Disputant M. Herz and the Conflict with the Prussian King
Jürgen Schlömp-Röder (Free University of Berlin)

17:05 "Towards eternal peace"
Tobias Rosefeldt (Humboldt University of Berlin) et al.

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