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Not talking but thinking and voting: democratic deliberation in classical Athens

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017. 03:15 PM - 05:00 PM
Meeting Location: 
Humanities Center Board Room
Meeting Description: 

Daniela Cammack is a former Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows and, last year, a visiting lecturer at Yale in Political Science and Humanities. In 2016/17, she is enjoying a research fellowship at Stanford writing her first book, Dêmokratia: How the Demos Ruled Classical Athens.  

Her current focus is ancient Greek political thought and practice, particularly Athenian democracy, Plato, and Aristotle. She also has research and teaching interests in modern political thought, including the political thought of the English, American and French revolutions; the history and theory of constitutionalism; democratic theory; and the ideas of Hobbes, Rousseau, and Marx.

Ethics & Politics, Ancient & Modern is a Humanities Center Geballe Workshop concerning intersections between philosophy, classics, and political theory.

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