Pacific Study Group

of the

North American Kant Society

2003 Meeting Program

November 1-2, 2003

UC-Berkeley, Berkeley, California


Saturday, November 1:

1:00 p.m. Michael Friedman, Stanford University
"Kant, Skepticism, and Idealism"

2:30 p.m. Patrick Frierson, Whitman College
"Kant's Empirical Markers for Moral Responsibility"

4:00 p.m. Lisa Shabel, Ohio State University
"Kant on the 'Ostensive Construction' of Mathematical Concepts"

5:30 p.m. Business Meeting and Reception

Evening: Group dinner. (Arrangements will be announced at the meeting.)

Sunday, November 2:

8:30 a.m. Light Breakfast (coffee and rolls)

9:00 a.m. Yitzhak Melamed, Yale University
"Maimon and Kant on the Principle of Determinability"
(Winner of the Graduate Student Stipend)

10:30 a.m. Jill Buroker, California State University at San Bernardino
"Kant on the Unity of Practical and Theoretical Reason"

12:00 p.m. Ian Proops, University of Michigan
"Kant's Conception of Analytic Truth"

The meeting will take place in Howison Library on the third floor of the U.C. Berkeley Philosophy Department, Moses Hall. A map of the campus is available at Parking information will be made available later.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant ( for October 31st and November 1st and 2nd. Rooms are $120 plus 12% occupancy tax, parking is $10 a night extra. Reservations must be made before October 1. Be sure to mention the NAKS Pacific Study Group to get the special rate.

Meetings are free and open to all. There is no membership. The PSG receives financial support from the North American Kant Society and from host universities (in this case, the University of California at Berkeley).

Please notify Hannah Ginsborg at ( if you plan on attending.

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