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Political Thought and Intellectual History

                           Michaelmas Term 2017

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

9 October
Selfish Systems: Hobbes and Locke
David Wootton (York)

16 October
Flowers of the Crown in English Legal Thought
Ed Cavanagh (Cambridge)

23 October
The End of Enlightenment: death and the philosophers, 1776-1809
Richard Whatmore (St Andrews)

30 October
Ira Katznelson (Columbia)
with American History Seminar in Bateman Auditorium, Caius)

6 November
Tae-Yeoun Keum (Harvard)
13 November
Grace Allen (Manchester)
A Good Man or a Good Citizen? Aristotelian Politics and the Italian Renaissance Courts

Respondent: Bryan Brazeau (Warwick)

Paper download: Cambridge | Visitor

20 November
Eric Schliesser (Amsterdam)
Jon Elster's Sour Grapes

Respondent: Duncan Kelly (Cambridge)

27 November
Clara Maier (Hamburg Institute for Social Research)
Law, morality and the Rechtsstaat in post-war West Germany

Respondent: Duncan Kelly (Cambridge)

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Nov 23, 2017

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