Choosing directions in a republic

June 28, 2018
School of Theology, Philosophy & Music, Dublin City University

Purcell House G10 & Woodlock Hall
All Hallows Campus

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A one-day interdisciplinary conference

Thursday June 28th, 2018.

All Hallows Campus, Purcell House G10 & Woodlock Hall


10:30-10:50 – Welcome & Introduction (Purcell House G10)

10:55-11:40 – Andreas Hess (Sociology, UCD) The Republican Origins of the Liberalism of Fear

11:45-12:30 – Eoin Daly (Law, Galway) Austerity and freedom in Rousseau’s thought

12:30-1:40 – Lunch

1:40-2:25 – Colin Reid (History, Sheffield) Political suicide: revisiting the 'death' of the Irish Parliament, c. 1798-1801

2:30-3:15 – Úna ní Bhroméil (History, Limerick) Which Republic? John Quinn, Irish America and dissonant allegiances during WW1

3:25-4:10 – Bartholomew Begley (Philosophy, DCU) Walter Lippmann and elite rule

4:15-5:00 – Ian Leask (Philosophy, DCU): John Toland’s women

5:00 – Dinner

7:00-8:00 – Jonathan Israel (History, Princeton IAS): Radical Enlightenment versus Montesquieu: the 70 year Battle over L’Esprit des Lois.

                    (Woodlock Hall, All Hallows Campus)

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