Philosophy Department Conference: Nietzsche in New York, April 29-May 2, 2009

April 29th, 2009 by Rolando Perez

The Philosophy Department of Hunter College, in association with the Journal of Nietzsche Studies is sponsoring a conference on Nietzsche that will take place on the 8th Floor Faculty Lounge, West Building, starting Thursday, April 29, and ending on Saturday, May 2, 2009. All sessions are free and open to the public. The program of the conference follows with a link to the conference webpage:

Nietzsche in New York 2009

Thursday April 30th-Saturday May 2nd, 2009
Hunter College, CUNY
8th Floor Faculty Lounge, West Building, 68th Street & Lexington Avenue

Thursday April 30th
9.30am-10.45am: Simon Robertson (Southampton): “Nietzsche and
Practical Reason.”

11am-12.15pm: Martine Prange (Amsterdam): “Kant and Nietzsche,
Conflict and Cosmopolitanism.”

1.30pm-2.45pm: Robert Guay (Binghamton): “Order of Rank.”

2.45pm-4pm: Jessica Berry (Georgia State): “’Perfect Moral Skeptics':
Moral Skepticism in Nietzsche and Moral Disagreement in the Skeptics.”

4.15pm-5.30pm: Babette Babich (Fordham/Georgetown): “From
Nietzsche to Adorno on Anarchy, Socialism and Nihilism: Modern Science,
Conservation, and the Anarchist’s Cry: Ni Dieu, ni Mâitre.”

Friday May 1st
9.30am-10.45am: Heike Schotten (UMass Boston): “Reading Nietzsche in
the Wake of the 2008-09 War on Gaza.”

11am-12.15pm: Dirk Johnson (Hampden-Sydney): “A Reading of GM II:
1-5: Aspects of Nietzsche’s Challenge to Darwin’s Evolutionary

1.30pm-2.45pm: Mark Migotti (Calgary): “Priests, Philosophers and the
Ascetic Ideal: Towards a Reading of On the Genealogy of Morality III.”

2.45pm-4pm: Gary Shapiro (Richmond): “States and Nomads: Hegel’s
World and Nietzsche’s Earth.”

4.15pm-5.30pm: Ken Gemes (Birkbeck/Southampton): “Freud and
Nietzsche on Sublimation.”

Saturday May 2nd
10am-11.15am: Christian Emden (Rice): “Against Moral Communities:
Political Realism in Friedrich Nietzsche and Max Weber.”

11.30-12.45pm: Dan Conway (Texas A&M): “The Community Organizer
and the Provincial Governor: Beholding Nietzsche in Ecce Homo.”

Dr. Rolando Pérez
Associate Professor
Hunter College/Library
Romance Languages & Philosophy Selector
Room 412
695 Park Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10065

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One Response to “Philosophy Department Conference: Nietzsche in New York, April 29-May 2, 2009”

  1. Kim Baxter Says:


    I was not able to attend the conference yesterday, but I would like to contact Prof. Babich and request a copy of the paper she presented. Do you have her contact information?



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