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International Herder Society

International Herder Society Conference

Herder and naturalism: philosophy, history, language, religion

Ottawa, Aug. 5.-9. 2021

 

Thursday, August 5  History, natural history, philosophy of history
 
9:00-9:20 EST / 15:00-15:20 CET      Welcome
 
9:20-10:00 / 15:20-16:00                     Stefanie Buchenau, Mischwesen und Metamorphosen. Herder und die Entomologie seiner Zeit
 
10:10-10:50 / 16:10-16:50                   John Pizer, Organic vs. scientific naturalism: Herder and Condorcet
 
11:10-11:50 / 17:10-17:50                   Gideon Stiening, Natur und Geschichte. Herders theonomer Naturalismus in den Ideen zu einer Philosophie der Geschichte
 
12:00-13:00 / 18:00-19:00                   Keynote:  Wolfgang Proß, »Gott ist alles in seinen Werken« – Ein Kommentar zu Herders Vorrede zu den Ideen
 
Friday, August 6                                 Religion & ethics
 
9:00-9:40 / 15:00-15:40                       Martin Keßler, “The book of nature” in Herder’s sermons
 
9:50-10:30 / 15:50-16:30                     Christian Hallstein, Herder and supernaturalism
 
10:50-11:30 / 16:50-17:30                   Christina Weiler, Herder and Spinoza on animal ethics
 
11:40-12:20 / 17:40-18:20                   Stephen Klemm, Naturalism, Poesie, and Herder’s hermeneutic ethics
 
12:30-12:50 / 18:30-18:50                   Awarding of the first Herder medal
 
Saturday, August 7                             Aesthetics & epistemology
 
9:00-9:40 / 15:00-15:40                       Johannes Schmidt, “[...] once such ugliness exists it endures forever.” Herder on the artistic expression of ugliness
 
9:50-10:30 / 15:50-16:30                     John Noyes, Herder’s argument for art as nature in the 6th collection of the Humanitätsbriefe
 
10:50-11:30 / 16:50-17:30                   Margaret Strair, Uniting and dividing the sensorium: self-knowledge and medium of the senses in Herder’s thought
 
11:40-12:40 / 17:40-18:40                   Keynote: Rachel Zuckert, Naturalism and taste in Herder's aesthetics

Sunday, August 8                               Language & culture
 
9:00-9:40 / 15:00-15:40                       Kaspar Renner, Eine naturalistische Poetik? Zur Dialektik von Natur und Kultur in Herders Volksliedern
 
9:50-10:30 / 15:50-16:30                     Catherine Girardin, The “nature of theatre”: Herder’s pursuit of a human theatre
 
10:50-11:30 / 16:50-17:30                   Katherine Arens, Herder, language, and communication communities: A central European idealism beyond naturalism
 
11:40-12:20 / 17:40-18:20                   Tristan Torriani, Herder, Jung, and the notion of Kraft in INTJ musical alchemy
 
12:30-12:50 / 18:30-18:50                   Awarding of the 2nd Herder medal
 
Monday, August 9                              Philosophy
 
9:00-9:40 / 15:00-15:40                       Heinrich Clairmont, „die Menschliche Seele zum All berechnen“ - über die poietische Qualität von Herders
Naturalismus
 
9:50-10:30 / 15:50-16:30                     Nigel DeSouza, Herder’s philosophy of life and the cognitive scientific theory of enactivism
 
10:50-11:30 / 16:50-17:30                   Marion Heinz, Analytische und synthetische Methode in Herders Metakritik. Ein Beitrag zur Versöhnung des Streits über den Naturalismus
 
11:40-12:40 / 17:40-18:40                   Keynote: John Zammito, Animating nature: Herder’s naturalism and its vitalizing legacy for Naturphilosophie
 
13:00 / 19:00                                      IHS General Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

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