The Hegel Society of America

HEGEL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
26th BIENNIAL CONFERENCE

HEGEL'S SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY:
200 YEARS OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF RIGHT
OCTOBER 21st-23rd, 2022

SCARRITT BENNETT CENTER
NASHVILLE, TN



PROGRAM (Tentative)

Friday, October 21
12:00 Registration

1:30 Opening Remarks (Davis/Rand)

1:45 Lewis Wang (Boston University), “Hegel’s Justification of Private Property”

2:45 Break

3:00 Allegra De Laurentiis (Stony Brook), “On the Political Subtext of Hegel’s ‘The Good and Conscience’”

4:00 Break

4:15 Invited Speaker: Thom Brooks (Durham), TBA

6:45 Reception

Saturday, October 22
8:30 Coffee and Registration

9:00 Dylan Shaul (Toronto), “Love and the Family in the Philosophy of Right: Hegel’s Final Critique of Morality”

10:00 Kevin Thompson (DePaul), “Critical Patriotism: Hegel on Virtue, Trust, and the Public Sphere”

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 Presidential Address: Jere Surber (Denver), “Hegel's 'Metaphilosophy' and Objective Spirit: The Inadvertent Apotheosis of the Political"

12:30 Lunch

2:20 HSA Executive Council Meeting

2:30 Andrew Davis (Belmont University), “Willing to Read: On the Preface to the Philosophy of Right

3:30 Nicoletta Montaner (UC Berkeley), “Incompatibilisms. Contemporary Perspectives on Hegelian Political Economy”

4:30 Coffee Break

5:00 Jeff Church (Houston), “Three Concepts of Political Rationality in Hegel’s Executive”

6:00 HSA Business Meeting

7:30 Banquet
Sunday, October 23
9:00 Coffee

9:30 Paul Wilford (Boston College), “Hegel’s Doppelsatz: The Critique of Kant and the Challenge of Marx”

10:30 Break

10:45 Alex Adamson (Babson College), “Queer Spirit: Towards the Actualization of Social Freedom”

11:45 Adjournment

INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS

The twenty-sixth biennial meeting of the Hegel Society of America will take place on October 21st-23rd, 2022 at the Scarritt Bennett Center in Nashville, TN. A map of the campus is available at https://scarrittbennett.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/SBC_CampusMap_2021.pdf. The conference proceedings will begin at noon on Friday the 21st and conclude at 12:30pm on Sunday the 23rd. All conference proceedings will take place in Clyde & Mary Hall.


CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Registration is US $60 (Individual) / US $30 (Student)

Check is preferred. Checks should be made out to: Hegel Society of America and sent to the conference host:

Andrew Davis
1813 Wildwood Ave.
Nashville, TN 37212

Venmo OR Paypal payments can also be arranged. Contact the conference host Andrew Davis (andrew.davis [@] belmont.edu) for details.

Registration deadline: September 30th, 2022.

Registration fee includes spirited reception at Vanderbilt University and coffee / breakfast at the Scarritt Bennett Center in the mornings. An evening banquet will take place at a separate cost.



HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Unfortunately, reserving a room block at a local hotel was not possible this year. Individuals will need to make reservations based on availability.

A limited number of rooms may be available at the Scarritt Bennett center itself. Participants are encouraged to book these early as the center hosts other conferences as well and will not hold rooms in advance without payment. Reserving a block was not financially feasible. These rooms are around $100 per night. Address:

Scarritt Bennett Center
1027 18th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: (615) 340-7500

There are about a dozen hotels within walking distance of the conference. We recommend the following:


FLIGHT ARRANGEMENTS

Nashville International Airport (BNA) is located 15 - 20 minutes drive from the Scarritt Bennett Center. There is no public transit option to speak of and participants are advised to book a taxi, Uber or Lyft. The price one way should be around $30.


BOOK EXHIBIT

There will be an exhibit of books and journals of interest to the Society's members. Authors should have their publisher representative contact the conference host, Andrew Davis (andrew.davis [@] belmont.edu).


HOST INFORMATION

If you have any further questions about the conference, please contact Andrew Davis:

Andrew Davis
Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy
Belmont University
andrew.davis [@] belmont.edu

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