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Kant Reading Group

Graduate Common Room:  Mondays 2:00 - 3.30 p.m.


Over Michaelmas 2017, the Kant Reading Group will be looking at the Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science. We will read about 12 pages per session.

Undergraduates, postgraduates and members of faculty from all disciplines are welcome; no prior knowledge of Kant is required. Feel free to drop in when you can.

Please contact the conveners for more information, or if you should like to be added to the mailing list:

Samuel Hughes (scph2)

Rachel Robertson (rsr35)

Angela Breitenbach (ab335)



Michaelmas, Week 1 – 9th October


Michaelmas, Week 2 – 16th October

First Chapter – Phoronomy (up to but not including the Proposition)

Michaelmas, Week 3 – 23rd October

First Chapter – Phoronomy (Proposition until end) & Second Chapter – Dynamics (up to but not including Proposition 3)

Michaelmas, Week 4 – 30th October

Second Chapter – Dynamics (Proposition 3 up to but not including Proposition 7)

Michaelmas, Week 5 – 6th November

Second Chapter – Dynamics (Proposition 7 up to but not including General Remark

Michaelmas, Week 6 – 13th November

Second Chapter – Dynamics (General Remark until end)

Michaelmas, Week 7 – 20th November

Third Chapter – Mechanics

Michaelmas, Week 8 – 27th November

Fourth Chapter – Phenomenology

The programme may be slightly adapted on the basis of the Group’s progress.