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 (bwinegar@fordham.edu).

Speaker Series:

October 2014 – Gunnar Hindrichs (Universität Basel)

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

March 2014 – Angelica Nuzzo (CUNY-Brooklyn College)

January 2014 – Patricia Kitcher (Columbia University)

November 2013 – Paul Franks (Yale University)

April 2013 – Michael Baur (Fordham University)

Readings:

Spring 2015 – Kant, “Einleitung” and §§76-78 from Kritik der Urteilskraft

Fall 2015 – Nietzsche, Die Geburt der Trägodie, §§1-2

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?”