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Political Thought and Intellectual History

                           Lent Term 2018

All seminars meet on Monday at 5.00pm - 6.45pm in the Old Combination Room, Trinity College.

22 January
Democracy and Republicanism: A Difficult Partnership
Nadia Urbinati (Columbia)

Respondent: Chris Brooke (Cambridge)

   
Thursday 25 January
'As God Rules the Universe': Reflections on the People and the State in Early America
Ira Katznelson (Columbia)
Inaugural Lecture as 2017-18 Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions.
Joint with American History.

5pm, Queen's Building Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College
    

29 January
John Stuart Mill on Universal History
Callum Barrell (New College of the Humanities)

Respondent: Brian Young (Oxford)

5 February
Hobbes (and Weber) on the Jury
Richard Tuck (Harvard)
    

12 February
"To hold oneself, like a silver, to the heart of the world": the Political Thought of the Palestinian Revolution
Karma Nabulsi (Oxford)
    

19 February
Whence the force of law? John Rawls and the course of American legal philosophy
Kenzie Bok (Harvard)


26 February
Chains and Invisible Threads: Marx on Republican Liberty and Domination
Bruno Leipold (Frankfurt)

 

5 March
Sonja Amadae (MIT)    
Title tba

 

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