Pacific Study Group of the North American Kant Society

 

2013 Meeting

November 2-3, 2013

University of California, Riverside

 

PROGRAM

 

Saturday afternoon, November 2:

1 PM:              Robert M. Adams, “Kantian Idealism”

 

2:45 PM:         Ann Margaret Baxley, “Kant’s Account of Happiness as Conditionally Valuable”

 

4:30 PM:         Henry Allison, “Freedom of the Will in Baumgarten and Kant`s Lectures on Metaphysics L1

 

6:00 PM:         PSG Business meeting

 

Sunday morning, November 3:

9:15 AM:         Laura Davis (winner of the Graduate Student Travel Stipend), “Purposiveness and the Possibility of Universality”

 

11:00 AM:       Houston Smit, “Cognition, Understanding, and Determination:  A Reply to Jacobi”

 

 

MEETING INFORMATION

The meeting will be held in Humanities and Social Sciences 1500, on the UCR campus (C/D-5 on the campus map available at: http://campusmap.ucr.edu/imap/index.html.)

 

 

DIRECTIONS and TRANSPORTATION

UC, Riverside is 20-30 minutes from the Ontario, CA airport. There is a link to directions to the campus at http://campusmap.ucr.edu/imap/index.html. Free parking is available on the weekends in Lot P1, near the University Avenue entrance to the campus.

 

 

LODGING

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard-Marriott, 1510 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507 at a rate of $105/night. Call 951-276-1500 to reserve and mention the “UCR-Pacific Study Group of the North American Kant Society”. Since these rooms will be released after October 11, you will need to reserve by then. Other lodging possibilities: More elegant rooms are available at the Mission Inn (c. $150/night) – call 888-447-9943 and ask for the UCR rate. (You may need to mention the conference.) Acceptable but much less expensive rooms are available at the Thunderbird Lodge (c. $70/night) – http://www.thethunderbirdlodge.com/.

 

 

FEES and REGISTRATION

There is no registration fee for the meeting. However, if you plan to attend, please notify Andy Reath (reath@ucr.edu) by Friday October 18, to help us with our planning. We will organize a dinner for Saturday night for those who RSVP. Depending on our budgetary situation, conference participants may be asked to pay a modest amount for the dinner.

 

 

CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS

Andy Reath (reath@ucr.edu) and Pierre Keller (pierre.keller@ucr.edu). Please get in touch if you have questions or need help with arrangements.