“Spinoza’s Political Psychology” Workshop
Date(s) - 22/04/2017
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
10-10:05am Karolina Hübner: Workshop welcome
10:05-10:30am Justin Steinberg (CUNY Brooklyn): Introduction to the MS & overview, chapters 1-4
10:30-11am Andrew Youpa (Southern Illinois): Ch. 1-2, Metaphysical Psychology and Ingenia Formation; Eliminating Juridical Constraints and Naturalizing Right.
11-11:15am Coffee break
11:15-11:45am Hasana Sharp (McGill): Ch. 3-4, The Continuity Thesis and the Aim of Government; The Politics of Hope and Fear.
11:45-12pm Justin Steinberg: Response I
12-1pm General Discussion I
2:30-2:50pm Justin Steinberg: Overview II, chapters 5-8
2:50-3:20pm Steve Nadler (Wisconsin-Madison): Ch. 5-6: Statecraft and the Taming Fortuna; From Superstition and Persecution to True Religion and Toleration
3:20-3:50pm Alan Nelson (UNC Chapel Hill): Ch. 7-8; The Affective and Epistemic Cases for Democracy; Salvation, Eternity and the State
3:50-4:05pm Coffee break
4:05-4:20pm Justin Steinberg: Response II
4:20-5:30pm General Discussion II
Workshop organized by Prof. Karolina Hübner.