The Politeia and the Problem of Justice in Aristotle’s Political Science
JMC fellow Susan Collins will discuss Aristotle’s understanding of justice at the University of Wisconsin—Madison’s Political Theory Workshop and the American Democracy forum, a JMC partner program.
March 9, 2018 • 12:00PM
North Hall, Ogg Room (4th floor), University of Wisconsin—Madison
Philip Bunn, a Ph.D. student in Political Theory at the University of Wisconsin—Madison, will serve as the event’s discussant.
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Susan Collins is Associate Professor of Political Science, specializing in Ancient Political Philosophy. Her most recent book is a translation of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, with Robert Bartlett (University of Chicago, 2011), including notes, glossary, and interpretive essay. This work was reviewed in the New York Times book review and nominated for the John D. Criticos prize. She is also the author of Aristotle and the Rediscovery of Citizenship (Cambridge 2006), co-author and translator of Empire and the Ends of Politics: Plato’s “Menexenus” and Pericles’ Funeral Oration (Focus 1999), and co-editor of Action and Contemplation: Studies in the Moral and Political Thought of Aristotle (SUNY 1999), in addition to peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reviews. She is currently working on Herodotus and Thucydides and a study of Ancient Sparta, political founding, and the regime in Classical thought.
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