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Hegel lectures by Robert Brandom, LMU Munich, 30.5.-1.6.2011

"Knowing and Representing: A Reading of Hegel’s Introduction to the PHENOMENOLOGY"

  • Monday, May 30, 2011, 18 h (LMU main building, room A 140):
    Lecture One: "Conceptual Realism and the Semantic Possibility of Knowledge"
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 18 h (LMU main building, room A 240):
    Lecture Two: "Representation and the Experience of Error"
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 18 h (LMU main building, room A 140):
    Lecture Three: "Determining Meaning and Truth: The Emergence of the New, True Object"

On Wednesday, June 1, from 10-12 h, Brandom is going to give an additional seminar, in which the topics of the lectures will be discussed. In order to participate in the seminar, please register with Kristina Maschek E-Mail.

The philosophy of G.W.F. Hegel is a major focus of Robert Brandom's work. Brandom makes Hegel's thought accessible to analytic philosophy by developing a semantic interpretation of the "Phenomenology of Spirit". In his Munich lectures, Brandom is going to present new texts on the "Introduction" of Hegel's Phenomenology for the first time.

Conference host: Society "Conceptions of Reason. Justification and Critique" (cooperation of Chair II for Philosophie, LMU Munich, Prof. Axel Hutter, and Center for Advanced Studies,  Munich – Research Fellowship Dr. Omri Boehm)

NB. Subsequently, Brandom is going to speak at the conference "Aspects of Reason". This conference is organized by the society "Conceptions of Reason" on June 3 and 4 (Center for Advanced Studies, Munich, Seestraße 13). The further speakers include Onora O'Neill, Jonathan Dancy, Rüdiger Bittner, Michael Della Rocca, Stephen Houlgate and Mike Stange.