Saturday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 205, JW Marriott
Goethe and Cognitive Science, Cognition and Goethe
Program arranged by the Goethe Society of North America. Presiding: Charlotte Lee, Univ. of Cambridge, Murray Edwards Coll.
1. “The Sunlike Eye: Historicizing Cognition in Goethe and Uexküll,” Joseph D. O’Neil, Univ. of Kentucky
2. “Discovering the Urpflanze: Depictions of Empirical Observation in Goethe’s Botanical Writings,” Yevgenya Strakovsky, Stanford Univ.
3. “Cognitive Problems in Faust,” Christian Peter Weber, Florida State Univ.
4. “Ottilie’s Learning Disability and the Uncanny Saintliness of Deficient Social Cognition in Die Wahlverwandtschaften,” Donald R. Wehrs, Auburn Univ., Auburn