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Aarhus Kant Week 2018

4 - 8. May

About the Aarhus Kant Week

The Aarhus Kant Week wants to encourage a lively and controversial discussion of the most important themes from one of the major philosophers of modern times. At issue is a reassessment of the Kantian model of critical thinking. For the Aarhus Kant Week, an internationally acknowledged philosopher and Kant researcher is invited to present and discuss their recent work in Kantian philosophy. The events of the week include a master class, a public lecture, and an international workshop on core topics from Kant. This year’s guest lecturer is Professor Jens Timmermann (University of St Andrews).


About Jens Timmermann

Jens Timmermann is professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of St. Andrews. He is a leading and internationally recognized scholar on Kant’s ethics in particular and Kantian philosophy in general. His books include a comprehensive companion to the Groundwork to the Metaphysics of Morals, and Sittengesetz  und Freiheit



Registration for the conference is free of charge. 

Please register by sending af mail to Kantweek2018@gmail.com.  

Master Class: Kant’s Theory of Sympathy

with Jens Timmermann (University of St Andrews)
4-5 May 2018
1483/354 & 1481-264 (Nobelparken)


All are welcome. Graduate students and young researchers are particularly encouraged to participate. Registration is required. Please send your name and university affiliation to: KantWeek2018@gmail.com

Public Lecture: Kant and the Supposed Right to Lie

Jens Timmermann (University of St Andrews)
7 May 2018, 10am
The Lake Side Lecture Theatres (Søauditorierne), Jeppe Vontilius Auditoriet (1252-310)


All are welcome.

International Workshop: Kant, Value and Freedom


  • Beatrix Himmelmann (University of Tromsø)
  • Jonas Indregard (Univeristy of Guangzhou)
  • Jacob Lautrup Kristensen (University of Aarhus)
  • Carsten Fogh Nielsen (University of Aarhus)
  • Joe Saunders (University of Leeds)
  • Lucas Sierra (University of St. Andrews)
  • Martin Sticker (University of Dublin)


Workshop programme.


All are welcome. No registration required.

The events of the Aarhus Kant Week are organised by the Kant Research Project at the Department of Philosophy and the History of Ideas.



The Kant Research Project and the events of the Kant Week are generously funded by Aarhus Universitets Forskningsfond (AUFF)