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2008-2009

Michaelmas Term

Lent Term

  • Monday 26th January
    Peter Miller (Bard Graduate Center, New York)
    'Writing the History of Antiquarianism before Momigliano'
    Comment: Peter Burke (Cambridge)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 19th January
    Noah Dauber (Harvard)
    'Legal theory, private property, and the state in the Reformation'
    Comment: Annabel Brett (Cambridge)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 2nd February
    Susan James (Birkbeck, London)
    'Narrative as the Means to Spinozist Freedom'
    Comment: Hans Blom (Erasmus University, Rotterdam and Collegium Civitas, Warsaw)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 9th February
    Serena Ferente (King 's College, London)
    'Passions and Freedom: Bartolus of Saxoferrato on Factions'
    Comment: Joseph Canning (Bangor)
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  • Monday 16th February
    Roger Berkowitz (Bard College, New York)
    From Justice to Justification: An Alternative Genealogy of Positive Law
    Comment: Douglas Moggach (Ottawa)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 23rd February
    Sophus Reinert (Cambridge)
    'Dare Legem Victis': Liberty, Emulation, and the Science of the Legislator in Eighteenth-Century Europe
    Comment: Koen Stapelbroek (Erasmus University, Rotterdam)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 2nd March
    Magnus Ryan (Cambridge)
    'From People to Prince (and Back?): Medieval Lawyers and the Origins of Imperial Authority'
    Comment: George Garnett (Oxford)
  • Monday 9th March
    Hugo Drochon (Cambridge)
    'Why Nietzsche's Destiny is Great Politics'
    Comment: Keith Ansell-Pearson (Warwick)
    Seminar Introduction
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Easter Term

A major conference on this theme will be held under the auspices of the Centre for Political Thought at Clare College, Cambridge, on 10-11 May 2018. The conference will address the ways in which political philosophers have engaged with concepts of time and the evidence of history. Booking details will be available here in Sept 2017.

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