Pacific Study Group

of the
North American Kant Society

2010 Meeting Program

December 11-12, 2010

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, California

Saturday December 11:

1:00 pm Rae Langton (MIT)
"Laws and Properties in Kant's Dynamism"

2:30 pm  Andrew Chignell (Cornell University)
"What Kant Really Refuted in the Refutation of Idealism?"

4:00 pm  Tamar Schapiro (Stanford University)
"The Status of Inclination in Kantian Moral Philosophy"

5:30 pm
Business meeting

Evening: Group dinner (for registered conference participants). Arrangements will be announced at the meeting.

Sunday, December 12:

8:30 am Light Breakfast (coffee and rolls)

9:00 am Huaping Lu-Adler (University of California, Davis)
"Kant on Concept-Extension and its Geometrical Analogy"
Winner of the Graduate Student Travel Stipend

10:30 am Andrew Janiak (Duke University)
"Logical and Real Meaning in Kant"

12:00 pm Jeremy Heis (University of California, Irvine)
"Kant on Parallel Lines"

The meeting will take place in the Founders Room, on the first floor of the Bauer Center (500 East 9th. Street Claremont CA 91711. A map of campus can be found at . Bauer Center is number #35 on the map. Parking is available in the Bauer parking lot.
The nearest airports are LAX or Ontario International Airport.
Driving and walking directions can be found at .

A block of rooms at a special discounted rate have been set aside at two hotels. When making a reservation, please indicate that you are attending the Kant Society Conference with Claremont McKenna College.  Please also confirm with the college once you have booked one of these rooms by contacting Celina Rosas at 909-607-8019 or before 11/9/10. Rooms will be held at the special rate until 11/09/10.

* Casa 425
Rate:  $180/night plus tax.
Address: 425 West First Street, Claremont CA 91711
Phone: 909-624-2272
Web Page:
Casa 425 is walking distance to everything in the Claremont Village, and an easy 17 minute / 1 mile walk to campus events.

* Doubletree Hotel
Rate:  $119.00/night plus tax.
Address: 555 West Foothill Boulevard, Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 626-2411
Web Page:
()The Doubletree is less convenient for those without a car. A 17 minute / 1 mile walk to campus on slightly less pedestrian friendly streets.

FEES AND REGISTRATION: 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, Claremont McKenna College as well as Claremont Graduate University and Pomona College).

Please notify James Kreines ( by December 1 if you plan on attending the meeting. (This is required for dinner reservations.)

For questions about the PSG, contact Eric Watkins (