Spring 2007

March 26
"Rousseau: The Politics of Common Sense"
Max Blechman, Philosophy @ The University of Chicago

April 2
"Hegel, Tocqueville, and 'Individualism'"
Dana Villa, PoliSci @ The University of Notre Dame

April 9
"How to Do Things with Fables:
Ibn al-Muqaff's Frank Speech in Stories from Kalila wa Dimna"
Jennifer London, PoliSci @ The University of Chicago


April 16
"Pierre Bayle's Realism: Anarchy, Deception, & Alliances"
Dean DeSpalatro, Social Thought @ The University of Chicago

April 23
"Pathologies of Sovereignty:
History and (Post)Colonial Domination"
JJ McFadden, PoliSci @ The University of Chicago


April 30
"Why Brian Barry Ought to be a Multiculturalist: Contractualism, Identity, and Impartiality"
Joshua Priess, Philosophy @ Loyola University Chicago

May 7
"Hamlet or Hecuba: Carl Schmitt's Decision"
Victoria Kahn, English @ UC-Berkeley