University of Melbourne Summer School
The Significance of Hegel Today
Wood Theatre, University of Melbourne
9am - 4pm Friday 5th February
- Hegel & Freedom - Ute Bublitz & Cyril Smith (by videoconference from Britain),
Reading: Introduction to Hegel's History of Philosophy & Absolute Freedom & Terror, from The Phenomenology
- Hegel's concept of Labour & the State - Paul Ashton,
Reading: Lordship & Bondage from The Phenomenology and The System of Wants from The Philosophy of Rright.
- Hegel & Totalisation - Geoff Boucher,
Reading: Introduction to The Phenomenology and last three pages of Philosophy of History;
Sartre, Critique of Dialectical Reason, Int ch 2, s 3: Totality & Totalisation & bk II, ch 8, s 4: Intelligibility of History; Francis Fukuyama, The End of History and the Last Man: Introduction.
- Hegel & the Problem of Perspective - Bill Deller,
Reading: Ilyenkov's Dialectical Logic, Essays 5, 6 & 7.
Each presenter will speak for about 30 minutes, to be followed by discussion and reply. To cover the international ISDN costs, there will be a charge of $20 / $10 concession. To register contact Andy Blunden, tel. 9380 9435 or Kathryn Clarke 03 9344 8985.
Knowledge & Value: An investigation of the commodification of knowledge, Andy Blunden, Thtre E Old Arts Fri 19 Feb.