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Thomas Hobbes Symposium 2019

THE ANNUAL THOMAS HOBBES OF MALMESBURY DAY

Programme of Events

The 3rd Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury Symposium

The Old Bell Hotel, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Saturday 1st June 2019

10.00 am – 5.00 pm

THEME: HOBBES, MACHIAVELLI AND ITALY

10.00 Introduction to the day’s events

10.15 Professor Quentin Skinner - University of London

Machiavelli and Hobbes: a sequence of contrasts

11.15 Coffee

11.45 Dr. Raffaella Santi - University of Urbino, Italy

The Influence of Botero on Hobbes

12.45 Lunch

2.15 Dr. Luc Foisneau - Director of CNRS, Paris Enlightenment: Beccaria and penal law reform

Cesare Beccaria: The Ghost of Hobbes in the Italian Enlightenment

3.15 Tea

3.30 Round up of the day and informal talks with the speakers

4.30 End of Symposium

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