Pacific Study Group

of the
North American Kant Society

2013 Meeting Program

November 2-3, 2013

University of California, Riverside

Riverside, California

Saturday November 2:

1:00 pm Robert Adams
"Kantian Idealism"

2:30 pm Anne-Margaret Baxley

4:00 pm  Henry Allison
"Freedom of the Will in Baumgarten and Kant`s Lectures on Metaphysics L1"

5:30 pm
Business meeting

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

Sunday, November 3:

10:00 am
Laura Davis (winner of the Graduate Student Travel Stipend)
“Purposiveness and the Logical Origin of Concepts”

11:30 am Houston Smit

The program will begin at 1 PM, Saturday November 2 and will aim to finish by 1 PM Sunday. (More details will be available at in October.)


The meeting will be held in Humanities and Social Sciences 1500, on the UCR campus (C/D-5 on the campus map available at:


UC, Riverside is 20-30 minutes from the Ontario, CA airport. There is a link to directions to the campus at Free parking is available on the weekends in Lot P1, near the University Avenue entrance to the campus.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard-Marriott, 1510 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507 at a rate of $105/night. Call 951-276-1500 to reserve and mention the “UCR-Pacific Study Group of the North American Kant Society”. Since these rooms will be released after October 11, you will need to reserve by then. Other lodging possibilities: More elegant rooms are available at the Mission Inn (c. $150/night) – call 888-447-9943 and ask for the UCR rate. (You may need to mention the conference.) Acceptable but much less expensive rooms are available at the Thunderbird Lodge (c. $70/night) -

FEES and REGISTRATION. There is no registration fee for the meeting. However, if you plan to attend, please notify Andy Reath ( by Friday October 18, to help us with our planning. We will organize a dinner for Saturday night for those who RSVP. Depending on our budgetary situation, conference participants may be asked to pay a modest amount for the dinner.

CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS: Andy Reath ( and Pierre Keller ( Please get in touch if you have questions or need help with arrangements.

GENERAL ORGANIZERS: Peter Thielke and Andy Reath.

For questions about the PSG, contact Peter Thielke (Pomona College,