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Stanford Philosophy Kant Lecture Series: Béatrice Longuenesse

"Self-consciousness and the first person.  Back to Kant, and back again.”  
May 7: Kant Lecture I: “Uses of ‘I’”
Bldg. 420, room 41
May 8: Kant Lecture II:“Kant on Persons”
Hewlett 201
May 9: discussion seminar
3:15 p.m., Bldg. 90 room 92Q
backup room: 380-380F
BÉATRICE LONGUENESSE is Silver Professor of Philosophy at NYU and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris, France), the University of Paris-Sorbonne (where she received her Doctorat the troisième cycle (PhD) and her Doctorat d’Etat), and Princeton University. She taught at Paris-Sorbonne, the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris), the University of Besançon and the University of Clermont-Ferrand before joining the philosophy department at Princeton University in 1993. She left Princeton for NYU in 2004. In 2006-07 she was a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Adavanced Study) in Berlin. In 2012-13 she will be a fellow a the American Academy in Berlin, holding the Berlin Prize in the fall and the John P. Birkelund prize in the spring. Her books include Kant and the Capacity to Judge (1998), a revised and expanded version ofKant et le Pouvoir de Juger (1993), Kant on the Human Standpoint (2005) and Hegel’s Critique of Metaphysics (2007), a revised and expanded version of Hegel et la Critique de la Métaphysique (1981). She is the co-editor, with Daniel Garber, of Kant and the Early Moderns (2008) and the editor of Le Moi/the Self/le Soi (a special issue of the Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale, 2010-4). Her current research focuses on problems of self-consciousness and self-reference, drawing both on the “continental” and the analytic tradition from Kant to contemporary philosophy.
The Kant Lectures are a three-day event that consists of two lectures and a discussion seminar, given yearly by a distinguished philosopher. This event is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at Stanford. Distinguished philosopher Béatrice Longuenesse will be our guest speaker this year.



Friday, May 9, 2014. 05:30PM


420-041, Hewlett 201


Department of Philosophy


650 723 2547


All events are free and open to the public.