In the Praise of Injustice: From Hobbes to Sade
University of Paris-Sorbonne professor Céline Spector will give a talk at Yale’s Center for the Study of Representative Institutions, a JMC partner program.
Monday, April 9, 2018 • 12:00PM
Luce 202, Yale University
Lunch will be served. For inquiries related to this lecture , please contact one of the co-directors, Steven Smith.
Céline Spector was Professor in Philosophy in the University of Bordeaux Montaigne since 2002. She is now Professor at the University Paris-Sorbonne. Her works are devoted to modern and contemporary political philosophy, and to the history of philosophy from the 18th century to the present day (the Enlightenment and their legacy, by Foucault, Rawls, Habermas, Axel Honneth, Charles Taylor, Michael Walzer, Michael Sandel, Nancy Fraser and Martha Nussbaum in particular).Spector’s research includes work in modern and contemporary political theory, and history of philosophy (especially French Enlightenment, Montesquieu, Rousseau and their legacy, from Tocqueville to Contemporary Political Theory, Rawls, Habermas and Foucault). She is currently working on issues relating to the “sense of justice” (from Hume and Rousseau to Rawls and its critics).
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