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    International Hobbes Association - American Philosophical Association/Eastern Division Meetings

    Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland

    G9J Thursday, January 5, 7:30-10:30 PM Thomas Hobbes’s Political Philosophy

    Chair: Bernard S. Baumrin (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    Benjamin Jones University of Kansas): “The Novelty of Hobbes’s Concept of the “Kingdome of God by Nature””
    Eva Odzuck (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg): “Prince of Peace? Thomas Hobbes’s complex psychology and his arguments for peace”
    Michael J Green (Pomona State University): “Claim Rights in Hobbes”
    Meghan Robison (Montclair State University): “Moving out of the State of Nature”

    G10A Friday, January 6, 9:00-11:00 AM Thomas Hobbes and the History of Philosophy
    Chair: Rosamond Rhodes (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
    Tommy Lott (San Jose State University): “Hobbes's Legal Definition of Slavery”
    Shane D. Courtland (West Virginia University): “Lockean Absolutism: Locke’s Inner-Hobbesian”

    G140 Friday, January 6, 7:00-10:00 PM Thomas Hobbes’s Moral Philosophy
    Chair: Paul Cummins (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
    Alexandra Chadwick (European University Institute, Florence ): “Hobbes’s Human Nature”
    Michael Byron (Kent State University): “Hobbes’s Confounding Foole”
    Marcus Schultz-Bergin (Bowling Green State University): “Did Hobbes Have a Concept of Responsibility?”
    Jan Narveson (University of Waterloo, Canada): “Hobbes and Virtue Theory”
    Gonzalo Bustamante Kuschel (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago, Chile): “Self-Reflection and Rhetoric in Hobbes: A Proto-Critical Theory?“