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Festival of Thought

Saturday 25 July 2015 @ St Giles House

Festival of Thought

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The Third Earl of Shaftesbury and the British Novel

Shaping Enlightenment Politics: The Social and Political Impact of the First and Third Earls of Shaftesbury

Friday, 24 July 2015 @ St Giles House

Session 4 –The Third Earl of Shaftesbury and the British Novel

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Vivasvan Soni, Evanston
Fielding’s Shaftesburian Novel: Judgment and Ridicule in the Characteristicks and
Joseph Andrews

Rebecca Barr, Galway
Shaftesbury, Sentiment, Sex and Society: Sarah Fielding and the Third Earl

Roman A. Barton & Thomas Micklich, Berlin
Radicalizing Sympathy: Wllliam Godwin’s Reading of Shaftesbury

Discussion

Summing up: Lord Shaftesbury

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The Third Earl of Shaftesbury’s Influence

Shaping Enlightenment Politics: The Social and Political Impact of the First and Third Earls of Shaftesbury

Friday, 24 July 2015 @ St Giles House

Session 3 – The Third Earl of Shaftesbury’s Influence

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William Molesworth, Dublin
The Third Earl of Shaftesbury and John Molesworth: “Honesty, Candour, & Amor Patriae”

James Pratt, Toronto
“Virtue Pointing to Her Rugged Mountain”: Shaftesbury in Early America

Discussion

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The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: Religious Issues

Shaping Enlightenment Politics: The Social and Political Impact of the First and Third Earls of Shaftesbury

Friday, 24 July 2015 @ St Giles House

Session 2 – The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: Religious Issues

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Justin Champion, London
The Third Earl of Shaftesbury and Religious Radicalism

Michael B. Prince, Boston
Shaftesbury’s Polite Anti-Semitism

Discussion

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The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: Political Issues

Shaping Enlightenment Politics: The Social and Political Impact of the First and Third Earls of Shaftesbury

Friday, 24 July 2015 @ St Giles House

Session 1 – The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: Political Issues

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Patrick Müller, Idar-Oberstein
Manus haec inimica tyrannis: Lord Ashley and the Republican Project of the Late 1690s

Angela Taraborrelli, Rome
Political Liberty in Lord Shaftesbury

Ashley Walsh, Cambridge
The Third Earl of Shaftesbury in the Context of the Long Reformation

Discussion

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The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: Philosophical Issues

Shaping Enlightenment Politics: The Social and Political Impact of the First and Third Earls of Shaftesbury
Thursday, 23rd July 2015 @ St Giles House
Session 4 – The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: Philosophical Issues

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Laurent Jaffro, Paris
The Third Earl of Shaftesbury on the Analogy between Political and Psychological Balances

Jacob Sider Jost, Cambridge / Mass.
Shaftesbury’s Interests

David Alvarez, Greencastle
Shaftesbury’s Non-Secular Cosmopolitanism

Discussion

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