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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

    Levis Faculty Center, Third Floor

    919 West Illinois Street, Urbana

    University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

    In celebration of Richard Schacht’s 50 Years in Philosophy at Illinois and in the Interpretive Tradition*

    Morning Session

                Chair: Sasha Newton              

     9:00                 Welcome and Opening           

     9:30                 Opening Speaker:  Richard Schacht – “The Very Idea of a Post-Kantian ‘Interpretive Tradition’”

     10:45               Break

     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

     Afternoon Session

                Chair: Helga Varden               

     1:45                 Speaker 3: Alexander Nehamas - “Nietzsche, Intention, Action”

     3:00                 Break

     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.