21st Century Idealism: Provisional Schedule

While this schedule isn’t 100% certain as of yet, it should look something like this:

21st Century Idealism: April 1-2, 2011, University of Dundee

Friday, April 1st

10:15-10:30 Welcome


Sebastian Ostritsch (University of Bonn): The Philosophical Ubiquity of Idealism and the Possibility of a Fundamentally Non-Idealistic “Philosophy”

Søren Rosendal : Hegel’s Realism: The Ex-timate Real

Claire Pagès (Université Paris Ouest/Nanterre): Should we abandon the Hegelian idealism?

 2:00pm-1:00pm Lunch Break


Tom Eyers (CRMEP, Kingston): The Underground Current of the Idea: Idea, Idealism and Ideology in Althusser, Lacan and Badiou

Joseph Carew (Bergische Universität Wuppertal): German Idealism and Ontological Catastrophe: Slavoj Žižek and the Horror of Subjectivity

 2:00-2:30pm Coffee Break


John Van Houdt (Tilburg): The Ali Baba Problem: Idealism for the 21st Cenutry

Kirill Chepurin (Higher School of Economics, Moscow): The Absolute’s Blind Spots: Geist and Contingency through Hegel’s Anthropology

Guillaume Lejeune (Université Libre de Bruxelles): Self-Construction and Society. Malabou and Brandom about Hegel.

 4-4:30pm Coffee Break

 4:30-6:00 Keynote Presentation: Markus Gabriel (University of Bonn):

 21st Century Idealism: Facticity, Accessibility, and Contingency

 Saturday, April 2nd

10:00-11:30am Keynote Presentation: Beth Lord (Dundee): TITLE TBA

 11:30-11:45am Coffee


Alexander William George Andrews (University of Nottingham): Invisible Hands: Hegel, Marx and the Market

Dave Mesing (Duquesne University): Political Prefaces: Kierkegaard’s Politics of the Beginning

 12:45-1:45pm Lunch Break


Daniel Whistler (Liverpool): Schelling, Tautegory and the History of Philosophy

Jeremy Dunham(UWE-Bristol): G.E. Moore’s The Refutation of Idealism and the Late 19th/Early 20th Century Idealist

Pete Wolfendale (Warwick): The Greatest Mistake: A Case for the Failure of Hegel’s Idealism

 3:15-3:30pm Coffee Break


André Reichert (Freie Universität Berlin): A Deleuzian Idealism. Postcartesianism, Diagrammatics and Prephilosophy

Johan Nystrom (Kingston University): Dancing and Leaping: Repetition in Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Deleuze

 4:30-6:00 Iain Hamilton-Grant (UWE-Bristol) TITLE TBA


Note that this year registration is FREE and coffee/snacks will be provided for all attending. If you are planning to attend, please email me to register at mykeburns [at] gmail [dot] com. Further details on the schedule, accomodation, registration, and pre and post conference events should be available on the conference website soon.

3 thoughts on “21st Century Idealism: Provisional Schedule

  1. […] by plasticbodies The schedule for April’s 21st-Century Idealism Conference at Dundee is here. This should be a great event. I am not attending, but my friend and fellow Duquesne student, Dave […]

  2. […] Burns has just posted up the prelimary schedule for this year’s Dundee conference, focused on 21st Century Idealism and featuring Iain Hamilton Grant as a keynote speaker. Last […]

  3. […] Right, now I can get back to the conclusion, and maybe the paper on Hegel I’m giving at the 21st Century Idealism conference in […]

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