“The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke” on May 1st

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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions is happy to announce its upcoming symposium:

The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke

Friday, May 1st, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Luce Hall, Room 203
34 Hillhouse Ave


1:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:30 Human Nature and Politics in an Age of Revolutions
“Reflections on Burke’s Moral Psychology” - Jeffrey Stout, Princeton University
“Burke and the Wildest Democratic Ideas of Freedom” - Yiftah Elazar, Yale University
David Bromwich, Yale University, Respondent
Bryan Garsten, Yale University, Chair

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-5:45 Empire and the Fate of Liberty
“Sic Eat, O Superi! How Can I Defend the Present Order of Things?” - Regina Janes, Skidmore College
“Burke andd the Challenge of Imperial Self-Knowledge” - Uday Mehta, The Graduate Center, CUNY
David Bromwich, Yale University, Respondent
Karuna Mantena, Yale University, Chair

5:45-6:15 Reception

For inquiries related to the conference, contact Yiftah Elazar at yiftah.elazar@yale.edu.

April 13, 2015