Studies in Political and Social Thought

  • Founded
    1968
  • Seminar Number
    427

The current diversity and vitality of the field of political theory is reflected in the wide ranging interests of the seminar. In recent years this seminar has explored a broad spectrum of topics and modes of discourse, including methodological analyses in historiography and the philosophy of social science, specific historical and conceptual studies of particular thinkers and ideas, and exercises in ‘applied’ political theory dealing with contemporary issues of social and public policy.


Chair
Professor Josh Simon
jds2266@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Aaron Zubia
aaz2115@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

10/04/2017 Lindsay Rogers Room, International Affairs Building, 7th Floor, Columbia University
5:00 PM
The Reactionary Mind
Corey Robin, Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY

Respondent: Adam Tooze, Columbia University



11/16/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Putting out Knowledge of Work: Spinoza on Fortitude
Susan James, Birbeck, University of London