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Thomas Hobbes Symposium 2018

Our annual Thomas Hobbes day this year was held on Saturday 9th June 2018 in The Old Bell Hotel, when the theme was ‘Hobbes and Sovereignty’.  We would like to thank our speakers for a wonderfully entertaining an informative day.

For an overview of the day, please read

Summary of the Thomas Hobbes Symposium 9 June 2018

  • Sir Noel Malcolm, Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford. Hobbes and the Thirty Years’ War

  • Dr. Signy Gutnick-Allen, Fellow in Political Theory, London School of Economics. Hobbes on Sovereignty and the

  • Risks of International Law

  • Professor Tom Sorell, Professor of Politics and Philosophy, University of Warwick. The Strains of Sovereignty

  • Jonathan Rée, Freelance Historian and Philosopher. Beating Back Ghosts

Earlier Event: November 24
Thomas Hobbes' Anniversary Supper