Workshop “Idea of God, Morality and Religious Practice. Kant’s Critical Philosophy of Religion Revisited” on 7 June 2024

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Kant’s philosophy of religion is perceived very differently, often skeptically: Some celebrate it, following Heinrich Heine, as the act of an intellectual revolutionary who “decapitated” God. Others criticize Kant’s half-heartedness, saying that he did not consistently apply his own sapere aude principle to religion. Finally, the interpretation of Kant’s philosophy of religion as moral pedagogy is very widespread.

What is neglected in these interpretations is the originality of Kant’s approach to religion and its potential to provide orientation in current debates. In this workshop, we want to discuss Kant’s ideas of God, religion and the church and ask about their historical and systematic potential. The workshop takes place on the occasion of Kant’s 300th birthday.

You are cordially invited to attend. Details on the program and registration can be found here (German only)