2018

F.W.J. Schelling’s
Essence of Human Freedom

Chicago, IL
July 30 – August 3, 2018

Conversation with Naomi Fisher (Loyola University Chicago)

Sessions & Projects

“Philosophical Systems and the Freedom of Thought: Schelling’s Account of Pantheism”
Jacob Singer

“The Meanings of Pantheism in Schelling’s Philosophical Inquiries into The Essence of Human Freedom”
Saša Stanković

“The Problem of the Ground: Dark and Divided Foundations in Schelling’s Metaphysics of Nature”
Casey Ford

“Schelling and the Problem of Evil”
Nahum Brown

“Some want it darker… Schelling and Hegel on Radical Evil and Freedom”
Daniel Griffin

“God and Satan, Love and Hate, Light and Dark: Duality in Schelling’s Freedom Essay”
Lindsay Lerman


Participants

Dr. Nahum Brown is a Research Fellow in the Philosophy Department at Sun-yat Sen University. He is the editor, along with William Franke, of Transcendence, Immanence, and Intercultural Philosophy (2016) as well as Contemporary Debates in Negative Theology and Philosophy, along with J. Aaron Simmons (2017). He is also the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters, including “Aristotle and Heidegger: Potentiality in Excess of Actuality,” Idealistic Studies; “The Modality of Sovereignty: Agamben and the Aporia of Primacy in Aristotle’s Metaphysics Theta,” Mosaic; “Transcendent and Immanent Conceptions of Perfection in Leibniz and Hegel,” Palgrave Macmillan; and “Is Hegel and Apophatic Thinker?,” Palgrave Macmillan.

Dr. Casey Ford received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Guelph in May 2016 where he also teaches. In Spring 2015, he was Visiting Assistant Professor in Religion and Philosophy at Marlboro College. He co-founded The City Seminar in 2012.

Daniel Griffin is a PhD Candidate at University of Guelph. He received his MA in Philosophy from Georgia State University in 2011.

Dr. Lindsay Lerman received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Guelph in the fall of 2015.  Her first major translation and her first novel will be released in 2019.

Dr. Suzanne McCullagh is Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Miami University of Ohio. She received her PhD in Philosophy from University of Guelph in 2014. She co-founded The City Seminar in 2012.

Jacob Singer is an Instructor and PhD Candidate at DePaul University. He received his MA in Philosophy from the University of Guelph in 2013.

Dr. Saša Stanković is currently Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Ryerson University. He received his PhD from University of Guelph in 2012.

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