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“The Anthropological ‘Idea’: The (De)construction of Nature Between Schelling’s First Outline (1799) and his Freedom Essay (1809)”
Abstract: Schelling’s First Outline of a System of the Philosophy of Nature (1799) as a text wrestles with thinking about …

“Should Kant have Thought that Logic Was Complete Since Aristotle?”

Abstract: In the Critique of Pure Reason, Kant asserts that “Since the time of Aristotle, [logic]….has been unable to take a single step forward, and therefore …..

October 16: Fall Recess – No Speaker
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“Aristotle on Wittiness: verbally abusing one’s friends in the right way” Abstract: Aristotle claims, in his Nicomachean Ethics, that in addition to being, for example, just and courageous, and temperate, the virtuous person will also be witty……