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Unless otherwise specified, seminars take place Monday between 5pm - 6.45pm in the Old Combination Room, Trinity College

Research Seminar Series 1Research Seminar Series 2

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


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

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Monday 23 October
The End of Enlightenment: death and
the philosophers, 1776-1809

Richard Whatmore (St Andrews)



Monday 30 October
'As God Rules the Universe': Reflections
on the People and the State in Early America

Ira Katznelson (Columbia). With American History Seminar.

N.B. the venue will be the Bateman Auditorium, Caius College

Monday 6 November
Tae-Yeoun Keum (Harvard)



Monday 13 November
Grace Allen (Manchester)

Monday 20 November
Eric Schliesser (Amsterdam)

Monday 27 November
Clara Maier (Hamburg Institute for Social Research)

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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