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19 - 20 March 2020

Re-inventing the History of Philosophy. Die (Neu-)erfindung der Philosophiegeschichte

Conference | 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Provisional program, February 2020

Thursday, March, 19

Morning Session.

9h-9h15 Welcome and opening remarks

9h15-10h05 Leo Catana (Copenhagen): Brucker on the Socratic School in his Historia critica philosophiae: Which Conversations with Contemporary Intellectuals did Brucker engage in?

10h05-10h55 Stefanie Buchenau (Paris), Brucker’s systematicity

Coffee break

11h20-12h10 Karin de Boer (Leuven), Paradigm shifts in the history of modern philosophy: the case of Kant

12h10-13h Jean-Baptiste Vuillerod (Lyon), Hegel’s Critical Philosophy


Afternoon Session.

14h15-15h05 Christian Berner (Paris-Nanterre), The History of Philosophy in the Conflicts of Hermeneutics

15h05-15h55 Tze-Wan Kwan (Hong-Kong), A Non-Physicalist Reading of Early Greek Philosophy – Naturphilosophie reexamined.

Coffee break

16h20-17h10 Michael Forster (Bonn), The Marginalization and Importance of Chinese Philosophy in the History of Philosophy

17h10-18h00 Ruth Hagengruber (Paderborn). The Stolen History of Women Philosophers and its Methodical Implications


Friday, March 20

Morning Session.

  1. 9h-9h50 Carlotta Santini (Paris CNRS), When the fake becomes philosophically relevant. Friedrich Nietzsche, Jacob Bernays and Valentin Rose on pseudepigraphy
  2. 9h50-10h40 François Thomas (Paris Nanterre), Schleiermacher, Nietzsche and the Interpretation of Plato’s Philosophy

Coffee break

  1. 11h05-11h55 Gerhard Schmezer (Paris 8), Wittgenstein and Progress in Philosophy
  2. 11h55-12h45 Hans-Johann Glock (Zurich), The Idea of Progress in Germanophone Philosophy from Leibniz to Habermas


Afternoon Session.

  1. 14h30-15h20 Salvatore Tedesco (Palermo) Erich Rothacker: Philosophie der Geschichte und Disziplinarsystematik in einer anthropologischen Perspektive
  2. 15h20-16h10 Christophe Muck (Paris-Nanterre) Meanings of the text: understanding differently ? The hermeneutic significance of temporal distance in H.-G. Gadamer

Coffee break

  1. 16h30-17h20 Mogens Laerke (CNRS Oxford) Historiographical Neutrality from Delbos to Gueroult
  2. 17h20-18h Final discussion: Reinventing the History of Philosophy in Germany today


19 - 20 March 2020

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Regina-Pacis-Weg 3
Bonn, 53113 Germany
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