Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Sheraton Times Square, New York, NY

Program at Eastern APA 2019 is here.

Creativity’s Critical Role: Art, History, and Nature 
Speakers: Karolin Mirzakhan (Kennesaw State University) “Critique as Consummation: On the Creative Power of Irony in Friedrich Schlegel’s Romantic Philosophy” 
Catherine Homan (Mount Mary University) “Creativity, Nature, and the Absolute in Hölderlin and Fink” 
Jessica Elkayam (DePaul University) “Critical History and the Creation of the Present in Nietzsche’s Untimely Meditations”



Katie Homan, program organizer and president of the Eastern Division of the Society for the philosophy of Creativity, is an assistant professor of philosophy at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her primary areas of research include 19th and 20th Century Continental philosophy, philosophy of art, and philosophy of play. She’s also interested in the history of philosophy and philosophy of disability. Her articles and translations have appeared in Philosophy Today, The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, and Teaching Philosophy. She is currently completing a book project examining the intersections between play, poetry, and education, especially in the works of Hans-Georg Gadamer and Eugen Fink. In addition to philosophy, Katie finds creative expression in baking elaborate pies.

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