The Catholic University of America

School of Philosophy Fall 2010 Lecture Series
The Modern Turn

September 10, 2010

Richard Hassing
The Catholic University of America
Modern Turns in Mathematics and Physics








September 17, 2010

Nathan Tarcov
University of Chicago                     Machiavelli’s Modern Turn








September 24, 2010

Michael Rohlf

The Catholic University of America
Happiness in Rousseau and Kant







October 1

Thomas W. Merrill
American University
Slave to the Passions: On Science and Philosophy in Hume's Treatise of Human Nature






October 8

Harvey Mansfield
Harvard University
Tocqueville's Alliance of Religion and Liberty







October 15

Paul Guyer
University of Pennsylvania
Kant, Autonomy, and Modernity








October 22

Nicholas Jolley
University of California, Irvine
Liebniz: Modern or Pre-Modern Philosopher?







October 29

Steven Nadler
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Spinoza and Toleration







November 12

Michael Pakaluk
Ave Maria University
From Natural Law to Natural Rights in John Locke







November 19

Tad Schmaltz
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Descartes’s Critique of Scholastic Teleology






December 3

Michael Gillespie
Duke University
Distinguishing Crime and virtu: Machiavelli's Modernism and the Christian Tradition  






December 10

Rémi Brague
The Sorbonne, Ludwig Maximilian University
The Failure of the 'Modern Project'