Pacific Study Group

of the

North American Kant Society

2006 Meeting Program

October 21-22, 2006

University of California-Riverside,
Riverside, California


Saturday, October 21:

10:00 a.m. Karl Ameriks (University of Notre Dame)
"Reality, Reason, and Religion in the Development of Kant's Ethics"

11:45 a.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Patrick Kain (Purdue University)
"Kant's Account of Divine Freedom"

2:30 p.m. Clinton Tolley (University of Chicago)
"'Umfang' as a Technical Term in Kant's Logic"
(Winner of the Graduate Student Stipend)

4:00 Coffee Break

4:15 p.m. Tyler Burge (UCLA)
"Kant on Some Aspects of Cogito"

6:00 p.m. Business Meeting and Reception

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

Sunday, October 22:

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

9:00 a.m. Donald Wilson (Kansas State)
"Moral Reflection and Desire Development: Herman on Alienation"

10:30 a.m. Jane Kneller (Colorado State University)
"Aesthetic Reflection and Community"

12:00 p.m. Helga Varden (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
"Kant's Non-Voluntarist and Non-Absolutist Conception of Political Obligation"

The meeting will take place on the University of California-Riverside campus in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Room 1500.

The keynote speaker for the meeting will be Karl Ameriks. For participants arriving on Friday, Prof. Ameriks will also be giving at talk to the Riverside Philosophy Department at 3:00-5:00 PM Friday October 20, in Humanities and Social Sciences 1500.

A map of the campus can be found at this link: Driving directions are available at this website. Visitors should go to one of the kiosks and ask for directions to Lot 2.

A block of rooms has been reserved for the conference (the nights of October 20, 21 and 22) at a local hotel. Attendees must make reservations by September 29 in order to be guaranteed the group rate.  After that date, the block of rooms will no longer be available. Attendees must ask for the "UCR-Kant" group block to receive the group rate. Be sure to specify how many nights you will be staying when you make reservations.

Riverside Marriott Hotel (downtown)
Room Rate:  $98.00/ night (plus 11% tax)
(Free shuttle from Ontario airport available, must be booked in advance)
3400 Market Street
Riverside, CA  92501
For reservations call (951) 784-8000

For air travel, the Ontario Airport is the closest and most convenient.
Both the Mission Inn and the Marriott offer free shuttle service from Ontario airport, but it must be booked in advance. You can do so by contacting your hotel. The numbers for the Mission Inn are 951-784-0300 or 800-843-7755

There will be an informal dinner Saturday evening, at a cost of $20 per person. If you are planning on attending the conference and are interested in dinner, please contact Andrews Reath  ( ) by OCTOBER 10 so that proper arrangements can be made.

Local Organizer Andrews Reath E-mail: