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Call for papers for a special issue of Hobbes Studies

Hobbes Studies invites submission for a Special Issue on German Hobbes Scholarship which will be published in the spring of 2019. Submissions may approach the topic from a variety of perspectives, including papers from German academics working on Hobbes and papers examining how Hobbes’s philosophy was received by major German figures in the history of philosophy.

Conference announcement: Thomas Hobbes and Peace (Edinburgh, 8/9 June)

Thomas Hobbes and Peace https://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/thomas-hobbes-and-peace Event date: Thursday 8 June to Friday 9 June Location: Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 2 Hope Park Square, EH8 9NW An IASH/Susan Manning Workshop organised in cooperation with the European Hobbes Society The programme will begin at 9.30am on the first day and finish no later than […]

Call for papers: What were the early moderns afraid of?

The early moderns seem to have had an almost endless list of fears: God, devils, ghosts, war, each other, nature, lack of knowledge, curiosity, new science, the emotions, free-thinking, sex, women, famine, execution, the law, lawlessness, death, chaos, other religions and other cultures. A call for papers for a two-day conference at the University of Antwerp.

Interview: Dr Elliott Karstadt – Winner of the 2016 Hobbes Studies Essay Competition

Hobbes Studies has recently announced the winner of its 2016 Essay Competition: Dr Elliott Karstadt, with the essay ‘The Place of Interests in Hobbes’s Civil Science’, which is published in the latest issue. With the 2017 Essay Competition already open, the European Hobbes Society took the opportunity to interview Elliott on the essay, his research […]

Hobbes Studies: 2017 Essay Competition

Hobbes Studies is pleased to invite submissions to the Hobbes Studies Essay Competition 2017. Submissions should treat the philosophical, political historical, literary, religious, or scientific aspects of the thought of Thomas Hobbes and be no more than 10 000 words. Essays are invited from researchers in any field who are currently enrolled in postgraduate study […]

Lecture Series: War and Peace in Hobbes’s Political Philosophy

A lecture series on “War and Peace in Hobbes’s Political Philosophy” will take place at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Kollegienhaus KH. 2.012, Universitätsstraße 15, 91054 Erlangen, Germany. In eight lectures, international experts (including Kinch Hoekstra, Peter Schröder and Patricia Springborg) alongside younger scholars will discuss Thomas Hobbes’s political philosophy and his notions of war and peace. […]