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Event Information:

  • Fri

    Manuscripts workshop

    Queen Mary University of London

    The workshop focuses on two manuscripts: Hobbes and the Two Dimensions of Normativity by Arash Abizadeh (McGill), and ‘Hobbes on the Right to Punish’ by Signy Gutnick Allen (QMUL).

    Session 1: ‘Reasons and Reasoning’: Chapters 2/3/4 of Two Dimensions. Respondent: Adrian Blau (KCL)

    Session 2: ‘The Good and Obligations’: Chapters 5/6 of Two Dimensions. Respondent: Robin Douglass (KCL)

    Session 3: ‘Morality and Personhood’: Chapters 7/8 of Two Dimensions. Respondent: Signy Gutnick Allen (QMUL)

    Session 4: Broad discussion of Normativity project as a whole.

    Session 5: ‘Hobbes and the Right to Punish in Leviathan’. Respondent: Paul Sagar (Cambridge)

    Date: Friday 17 June 2016, 1-6pm

    Location: Rm 2.17, Arts 2, Queen Mary University of London. Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

    For further details and to confirm participation please email Signy Gutnick Allen,