Sunday, January 10, 2010

The next two weeks in Montreal political theory

Thursday, January 14:

Charles Larmore (Brown)
"Reflection and Morality"
2 pm, Local 422, 2910 boul. Édouard-Montpetit
Universuty of Montreal

Friday, January 15:

conference on "Persuasion, Politics, Law"
Arts 160, McGill University

Coffee, pastries 8:30 – 9:00 am

9:00 am - 10:30 am: Robert Howse, NYU Law School, "On Leo Strauss's Philosophy and Law"

10:45 am - 12:15 pm: Jill Frank, University of South Carolina, "The Power of Persuasion in Plato"

Lunch Break
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Nina Valiquette MOREAU, "Musical Persuasion: Rousseau's Platonic Democracy"

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Douglas Hanes, "The Problem with One Self: Freedom, Persuasion, and Changing Desires

(Please note: The Afternoon session is also the first GRIPP graduate student workhop of the semester.) Papers will be available in advance. Please contact

Friday, January 22
Nancy Rosenblum, Harvard University
"Partisanship and Independence: The Moral Distinctiveness of 'Party ID'”.
2-4 pm, Arts 160, McGill University