Workshop on 'Moral and Political Philosophy in the German-Speaking Lands around 1900'.

June 24th and 25th.


The Institute Vienna Circle and the Unit for Applied Philosophy of Science and Epistemology are together organizing a workshop on 'Moral and Political Philosophy in the German-Speaking Lands around 1900'. The dates are June 24th and 25th.

EVERYBODY WELCOME! The event is 'in person' only.
Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG), lecture halls 3A and 3D

Friday, June 24

Lecture hall 3A

9:00-9.15 Welcoming Remarks & Coffee

Moral Philosophy, Psychology, and Physiology

9.15-10.25   'Old is New: The Example of Emil du Bois-Reymond'
                     Gabriel Finkelstein (University of Colorado)

10.25-10.30  Coffee Break

10.30-11.40  'Fechner and Wundt: Conservation of Energy and Free Will in 19th Century Physiological Psychology'
                      Chiara Russo Kraus (Università "Federico II" di Napoli)

11.40-11.50  Coffee Break

Moral Philosophy and the Social Sciences

11.50-13.00  'Dilthey on Normativity and Values in the Geisteswissenschaften'
                     Henriikka Hannula (University of Vienna)

13.00-15.00  Lunch

15.00-16.10  'Simmel on Freedom'
                     Martin Kusch (University of Vienna)

16.10-16.20  Coffee Break (10 min)

Moral Philosophy and Judaism

16.20-17.30  'Trust in Dialogue and the Inclusion of the Stranger in the German-Jewish Context of the 19th and 20th Century' (HYBRID)
                     Sabine Sander (McMaster University)

Saturday, June 25

Lecture hall 3D

9:00-9.15  Coffee

Moral and Political Philosophy

9.15-10.25  'Luxemburg’s Critique of Bourgeois Ethics'
                   Christoph Schuringa (New College of the Humanities, London)

10.25-10.30  Coffee Break

10.30-11.40  'Cohen’s Kant-Inspired Critique of Exploitation'
                     'Elisabeth Widmer (University of Vienna)

11.40-11.50  Coffee Break

11.50-13.00  'Vienna Activism: The Ethics and Politics of Social Reform in Fin-de-Siècle Austria'
                     Bastian Stoppelkamp (University of Vienna)

13.00-15.00  Lunch

Moral Philosophy and The Vienna Circle

15.00-16.10  'Avenarius’ Criticism of the Substance Concept and Anti-Metaphysics'
                     Lucas Baccarat (University of Sao Paulo) (HYBRID)

16.10-16.20  Coffee Break

16.20-17.30  'Max Weber’s Value Philosophy and its Impact on Logical Empiricism'
                     Christian Damböck (University of Vienna)