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Schachtfest In celebration of Richard Schacht’s 50 Years in Philosophy at Illinois and in the Interpretive Tradition*
Schachtfest - October 7, 2017
In celebration of Richard Schacht’s 50 Years in Philosophy at Illinois and in the Interpretive Tradition*
Chair: Sasha Newton
9:00 Welcome and Opening
9:30 Opening Speaker: Richard Schacht – “The Very Idea of a Post-Kantian ‘Interpretive Tradition’”
11:00 Speaker 2: James Conant - “The Emergence of the Concept of the Analytic Tradition as a Form of Philosophical Self-Consciousness”
12:15 Lunch Break
Chair: Helga Varden
1:45 Speaker 3: Alexander Nehamas - “Nietzsche, Intention, Action”
3:15 Speaker 4: Christine Korsgaard - “Species-Being and the Badness of Extinction and Death”
4:30 Concluding Panel: The Four Speakers
5:30 End of Program; Reception
*Including the 2017 appearance of the two-volume Norton Anthology of Philosophy: After Kant, Richard Schacht, General Editor:
Vol. 1:The Interpretive Tradition, Richard Schacht, editor; Vol. 2: The Analytic Tradition, James Conant and Jay Elliot, editors.
Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Calendar of Upcoming Events
Kristin Seemuth Whaley has accepted a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA starting in fall 2017.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Justin Remhof, who received his PhD from Philosophy in 2012 and has been working since 2013 as a Lecturer at Santa Clara University, has recently accepted a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies at Old Dominion University, in Norfolk, VA.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Ian Hegger has landed a job as a continuing lecturer in the Dept of Philosophy and Religion at Coastal Carolina Community College, starting January 2017.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016