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Republican Liberty and Early-Modern Revolution

Date and Time: 
Monday, October 9, 2017. 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Meeting Location: 
Humanities Center, Watt Dining Room
History of Political Thought
Meeting Description: 

The seminar will explore the neo-Roman concept of liberty as freedom from the arbitrary will of another, as well as its implications for the form of government required to preserve this liberty. The historical context for this conceptual analysis centers on the debate over monarchic legitimacy within mid-17th century England.