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Message started by hck on 28.02.2012 at 12:21:39

Title: Manchester 2012-09: Machiavelli
Post by hck on 28.02.2012 at 12:21:39

A Call for Papers for the Manchester 2012-09-05/07 conference "Niccolò Machiavelli: Politics, Philosophy, Law" can be found at http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/45333.

From this CfP:

Paper proposals (ca. 1000 words), in English, French, or Italian are welcome in any of the following axes:

- The Secretary of the Republic: Machiavelli and the Crisis of the Late Renaissance.
- Sempre vi fu chi serve e chi comanda: The Early Writings.
- The verità effettuale della cosa: Machiavelli’s Ontological Realism.
- Grounding on the Void: The Origin of Politics and Constituent Power.
- The Criticism of Common Good and the Humanist Tradition.
- Theory of Tumult: Law, Conflict, and Political Order.
- Fortune as Occasion: A Theory of Contingency.
- The Ordinanza: Military Reform as Political Revolution.
- History as a Kampfplatz: Historiography as a Political Theory.
- Parole ignominiose: Problems of Language and Translation.
- In a Materialist Way: Machiavelli’s Philosophy.
- The Criticism of Liberality: Politics and Economy.
- The Poverty of Rhetoric: Repoliticising Machiavelli.
- Demos and Kratos: Machiavellian Democracy and Theories of Popular Participation.
- Sources: Plato, Aristotle, Lucretius, Livy, Polybius, Tacitus, Cicero, Averroism.
- The Conflictual Heritage: Vettori, Guicciardini, Gentili, Le Roy, Gentillet, Campanella, Bacon, Descartes, Hobbes, Harrington, Spinoza, Bayle, Frederick II, de la Houssaye, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Hegel, Fichte, Quinet, Croce, Gramsci, Arendt, Strauss, Althusser.

Paper proposals and a short CV should be sent by May 15th to the workshop organizer, Filippo Del Lucchese (Brunel University – London) at the following email address: filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk / f.dellucchese@gmail.com

Note that at
- Sources: Plato, Aristotle, Lucretius, Livy, Polybius, Tacitus, Cicero, Averroism.
Aegidius Romanus (of De regimine principum fame) is not mentioned. I have no idea why.

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