German Philosophy Group

The Fordham German Philosophy Group is dedicated to the study and translation of philosophical texts originally written in German. The group meets weekly during the academic year and sponsors a regular speaker series. German readers of all levels (including true beginners) are welcome! If you have any questions, please email Reed Winegar (

Speaker Series:

September 2014 – Klaus Vieweg (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena) [upcoming]

March 2014 – Angelica Nuzzo (CUNY)

January 2014 – Patricia Kitcher (Columbia)

November 2013 – Paul Franks (Yale)

April 2013 – Michael Baur (Fordham)


Spring 2014 – Kant, “Von der Deduktion der reinen Verstandesbegriffe” from Kritik der reinen Vernunft, 1. Auflage

Fall 2013 – Kant, “Analytik des Schönen” from Kritik der Urteilskraft

Spring 2013 – Kant, Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, III. Abschnitt

Fall 2012 – Kant, “Beantwortung der Frage: Was ist Aufklärung?”