Kant’s second thoughts on colonialism / Doctoral School Lecture

by prof. P. Kleingeld (Universiteit Groningen)


Prof. dr. Pauline Kleingeld is professor in Ethics and History at the University of Groningen. In the past, she studied at the Universities of Leiden and Frankfurt am Main, and was Assistant and Associate Professor at the Washington University in St. Louis and Professor  practical philosophy in Leiden. Her academic interests are Kant’s and Kantian philosophy, as well as moral theory, political philosophy, and feminist theory.


She is the author of Kant and Cosmopolitanism: The Philosophical Ideal of World Citizenship (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming) and Fortschritt und Vernunft: Zur Geschichtsphilosophie Kants (Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, 1995), and I have edited Immanuel Kant, ‘Toward Perpetual Peace’ and Other Writings on Politics, Peace, and History (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006). Her articles focus on themes in ethics, philosophical cosmopolitanism, and the work of Immanuel Kant. She is heading two NWO-funded research programs: “Morality beyond illusions: Re-assessing the philosophical implications of empirical studies of moral agency” (2009-2013) and “Kant on morality and empirical knowledge of moral agency” (2011-2015).


Fourth Doctoral School Lecture on Kantian and Post-Kantian Political Philosophy

Kantian and Postkantian Political Philosophy


19:30h – 21.30h
Admission: free
Registration: please send an email to janjasper.persijn@ugent.be

Organised by

Centre for Critical Philosophy

Invited speakers

prof. P. Kleingeld

23 January 2014


Room 0.32A
Blandijnberg 2
9000 Gent


Emiliano Acosta