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Political Philosophy

Seminar in Contemporary Political Thought
Political Philosophy Workshop

Political Philosophy Group Meeting


Contemporary Political Thought

Research Seminar

Faculty of Philosophy and POLIS

Convenors: Dr John Filling (Philosophy) and Dr Paul Sagar (POLIS)

The seminars take place on alternate Fridays between 1.00-2.30pm in the Audit Room, King's College. Refreshments are served at the close of formal proceedings. There is no pre-circulated paper and all are welcome.

Michaelmas Term 2016

7th October
Dr Timothy Fowler, University of Bristol
Political Liberalism, Science, and Faith: The Case of Intelligent Design

21st October
Dr Robert Jubb, University of Reading
Civil Disobedience and the Disaggregation of Political Authority

4th November
Prof Lawrence Hamilton, University of Cambridge and University of the Witwatersrand
Resistance and Radical Democracy: Freedom, Power and Institutions

18th November
Dr Rebecca Reilly-Cooper, Warwick University
The Doctrine of Gender Identity - A Critical Examination

Political Philosophy Workshop

Convenor: Dr Clare Chambers

The Political Philosophy Workshop is a forum for discussing work in progress by Cambridge political philosophers.

Papers are pre-circulated on the Workshop mailing list and must be read in advance: there is no presentation of the paper at the Workshop.

The Workshop is open to senior members and graduate students and is not limited to members of the Faculty of Philosophy.

Apply to join the Political Philosophy Workshop mailing list at

The workshop is held in the 
Board Room of the Faculty of Philosophy, Sidgwick Site, on Fridays in the even weeks of term.