Revolution, Dissent, and Democracy: The Political Thought of Richard Price

The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions would like to announce its upcoming conference:

Revolution, Dissent, and Democracy: The Political Thought of Richard Price

Friday, September 11th - Saturday, September 12th, 2015
Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St., Room 208

For related inquires, please contact the organizer, Yiftah Elazar (yiftah.elazar@mail.huji.ac.il)
 
Schedule
 
Friday, September 11, 2015 
 
09:00-09:45  Breakfast & Coffee
 
09:45-10:00 Opening Remarks 
STEVEN SMITH, Yale University
 
10:00-12:00 REVOLUTION AND SELF-GOVERNMENT
 
“Richard Price and the American Revolution: Chathamite or Radical?”
EMMA MACLEOD, University of Stirling
 
“A Paradoxical Revolutionary: Richard Price and the Meaning of Revolution”
PAUL FRAME, University of Wales
 
“Self-Government and the Power of Masters”
YIFTAH ELAZAR, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
 
DAVID ARMITAGE, Harvard University CHAIR
 
12:00-1:30   Lunch
 
1:30-3:30     POLITICAL ECONOMY AND WAR
 
“Richard Price, Patriot Political Economy, and the Declaration of Independence”
STEVEN PINCUS, Yale University
 
“Plus-or-Minus: Hume, Price, and the Problem with Numbers”
WILLIAM DERINGER, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
“Richard Price and War”
ANTHONY PAGE, University of Tasmania 
 
JENNIFER PITTS, University of Chicago CHAIR
 
3:30-4:00      Coffee Break
 
4:00-6:00      LOVE OF COUNTRY AND UNIVERSAL BENEVOLENCE
 
“The ‘Wicked Principles’ and ‘Black Hearts’ of Price and the Dissenters”
MARTIN FITZPATRICK, Aberystwyth University
 
“Moral Principle and Utility in Price and Burke” 
DAVID BROMWICH, Yale University
 
“The Uses of Benevolence After Price”
 RÉMY DUTHILLE, Université Bordeaux Montaigne 
 
JOHN FAULKNER, Ohio University CHAIR
 
06:00-06:45 Reception
 
Saturday, September 12th, 2015 
 
09:00-10:00 Breakfast & Coffee
 
10:00-12:00 DISSENT AND ENLIGHTENMENT
 
“Richard Price, The Relation Between the American Revolution and the French, and the Construction of the Enlightenment”
J. C. D. CLARK, University of Kansas
 
        Concluding Discussion
 
        RICHARD BOURKE, Queen Mary, University of London CHAIR
 
12:00-1:00  Lunch
 
August 17, 2015