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University of North Texas: The Promise and the Peril of Perpetual Peace – An Introduction to Xenophon’s Education of Cyrus

November 2, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Tyrrhenian Group, Fallow Deer Painter

On November 2, 2022, the University of North Texas’s Constitutionalism and Democracy Forum will host JMC faculty partner Dustin Sebell for a lecture on Xenophon and the problem of ambition in politics.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 • 4:00 PM CDT
Willis Library Room 250H • University of North Texas



Dustin Sebell is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Michigan State University, where he studies and teaches the history of political philosophy, and he is also Co-Director of the LeFrak Forum and the Symposium on Science, Reason, and Modern Democracy. For the 2022-23 academic year, he will be Resident Fellow at the United States Naval Academy’s Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership. Previously, he was Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Government at Harvard University. His first book, The Socratic Turn: Knowledge of Good and Evil in an Age of Science, was published in 2016 by the University of Pennsylvania Press, and won the Delba Winthrop Award for Excellence in Political Science. His second book, Xenophon’s Socratic Education: Reason, Religion, and the Limits of Politics, was published in 2021 also by the University of Pennsylvania Press. And his articles on ancient and modern political philosophy have appeared in the American Journal of Political Science and the Political Science Reviewer.

Professor Sebell is a JMC faculty partner.

Learn more about Dustin Sebell >>



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November 2, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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