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  • Mon

    Half-day workshop of the European Hobbes Society

    University of Amsterdam, University Library (Vondelzaal), Singel 425, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    On Monday 25 February 2019 the European Hobbes Society will organize a half-day workshop at the University of Amsterdam with Prof. Arash Abizadeh (McGill). Prof. Abizadeh is one of the world’s most prominent Hobbes scholars today. Earlier this year, Cambridge University Press published his monograph Hobbes and the Two Faces of Ethics — a rich and original study of Hobbes’s moral philosophy.

    Univ. of Amsterdam
    University Library (Vondelzaal)
    Singel 425

    Provisional program

    Monday 25th February 2019

    12:30-13:00 Welcome, with coffee and pastries
    13:00-13:50 Susanne Sreedhar (Boston University) – ‘Hobbes on Sexual Morality’
    13:50-14:40 Alexandra Chadwick (Groningen) – ‘How Hobbesian is Hume on Human Nature?’

    14:40-15:00 Coffee break

    15:00-15:50 Takuya Okada (Oxford) – ‘Hobbes on Toleration’
    15:50-16:20 Johan Olsthoorn (Amsterdam) – ‘Book proposal: Hobbes on Justice’

    16:20-16:40 Coffee break

    16:40-17:30 Arash Abizadeh (McGill) – ‘Glory and the Evolution of Hobbes’s Theory of War’
    17:30 Drinks, followed by dinner