APA Events

The Kierkegaard Society will host the following sessions at the APA:

At the Eastern division meeting of the
American Philosophical Association:

Saturday, January 11, 2020, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Kierkegaard on Practice and Inner Strength

Chair: Marilyn G. Piety (Drexel University)


Dylan S. Bailey (Fordham University)
“Kierkegaard and Socrates on Midwifery and Practical Understanding”

Kevin T. Di Camillo (Niagara University)
“Jean Fouquet’s The Melun Diptych: Weaning in Kierkegaard’s Fear and Trembling and in Melanie Klein—A Study in Kenosis and Theosis”

Siobhan Marie Doyle (University College Dublin and St. Nicholas Montessori College of Ireland)
“Gender and the Practical Dimensions of Kierkegaard’s Existential Philosophy”

Commentator: Marilyn G. Piety (Drexel University)

At the Central division meeting of the
American Philosophical Association:

Thursday, February 27, 2020,  9am-12 pm
Chicago, Illinois

Ideality, Absence, and the Ethical Life in Kierkegaard

Chair: Antony Aumann (Northern Michigan University)


Michael Mullaney (Fordham University)
“Kierkegaard’s Widow: Can Love for the Dead Motivate Authentic Faith?”

Kirsten Rischert-Garcia (Yale University)
“From Ideality to Reality: the Seducer vs. de Silentio on Love”

Johannes Abel (Freiburg University)
“Camus’ Kierkegaardian Conception of a Good Life”

Questions about APA sessions can be directed to the Kierkegaard Society’s APA Representative, Eleanor Helms.