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Robert P. Benedict Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy

posted by Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Robertson Lecture PosterUniversity of Cambridge historian John Robertson will be delivering this year’s Robert P. Benedict Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy at Boston University entitled, The Sacred and the Social: 1650-1790. Professor Robertson will offer three lectures entitled:

The interpretation of the Word of God: Hobbes and Spinoza: Tuesday, April 19th 5-7 PM

The Flood and the making of Gentile society: G.B. Vico: Thursday, April 21st 5-7 PM

Conjectural histories, religion and society: from J-J Rousseau to F.M. Pagano: Monday, April 25th 5-7 PM

The event is free an open to the public. More information can be found here.

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