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Dining at St Giles House

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

Thursday 23rd – Friday 24 July 2015

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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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The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: Contexts

Shaping Enlightenment Politics: The Social and Political Impact of the First and Third Earls of Shaftesbury
Thursday, 23rd July 2015 @ St Giles House
Session 3 – The Third Earl of Shaftesbury: Contexts
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Nigel Smith, Princeton
Whig Wit: Political Theory, Poetry and Sociability from Marvell to Toland

Lawrence E. Klein, Cambridge
Cultural Patronage as Politics in the Age of Shaftesbury

Jonathan Israel, Princeton
Shaftesbury and the Dutch: Elements of the Socio-Political-Critique

Discussion
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Locke and the Earls of Shaftesbury

Shaping Enlightenment Politics: The Social and Political Impact of the First and Third Earls of Shaftesbury
Thursday, 23rd July 2015 @ St Giles House
Session 2 – Locke and the Earls of Shaftesbury

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Mark Goldie, Cambridge
John Locke and the Reputation of the First Earl of Shaftesbury

Ross Carroll, Williamsburg
Locke’s Pupil: A Study in Philosophical and Political Mentorship

Daniel Carey, Galway
The puissant enchanteur: Locke and the Third Earl of Shaftesbury

Discussion

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The First Earl of Shaftesbury

Shaping Enlightenment Politics: The Social and Political Impact of the First and Third Earls of Shaftesbury
Thursday, 23rd July 2015 @ St Giles House
Session 1 – The First Earl of Shaftesbury

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Andrew Agha , Columbia
Agents, Africans and Agriculture on the Ashley: The First Earl of Shaftesbury’s Presence on Carolina’s Colonial Frontier

John Spurr, Swansea
John Locke’s “Memoir” of the First Earl of Shaftesbury

Discussion
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