Kant and the Exact Sciences


Location: McKenna Hall

Morning Session

9:00-9:15  Welcome and Introductions

9:15-10:00  Peter Yong (University of California,San Diego)

"God, Totality, and Possibility: A New Interpretation of Kant's Only Possible Argument"

10:00-10:45  Huaping Lu-Adler (University of California,Davis)

"A Mathematical Element in Kant's Logic"

10:45-11:30  Joel Brown (Syracuse University)

"Kant and the Foundations of Calculus: An Exposition of the Second Analogy's Principle of Generation"

11:30-11:45  Refreshment Break

11:45-1:00  Lisa Shabel (Associate Professor of Philosophy-Ohio State of Philosophy)

" Intuition and the Possibility of Mathematics in Kant's Critical Philosophy."

1:00-2:15  LUNCH
Afternoon Session

2:30-3:15 Bennett McNulty (University of California, Irvine)

"Aspects of Impropriety: How Chemistry Sheds Light on Kant's Philosophy of Science"

3:15-4:00  Aaron Wells (University of Notre Dame)

"Structure in Cassirer and Carnap"

4:00-4:45  Samuel C. Fletcher (University of California, Irvine)

"A Matter of Kantian Gravity"

4:45-5:00  Refreshment Break

5:00-6:15  Eric Watkins (Professor of Philosophy-University of California,San Diego)

"Kant on Efficient Causality"

6:15-7:15  Reception

7:15-9:00  Dinner

A graduate student conference supported by ISLA (the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts), the Department of Philosophy, and the HPS Graduate Program.