Politics & Poetics 2022 Conference — Envy
Conference schedule below. To register, click here.
Thursday, August 11th, 2:00 p.m.
The Canterbury Institute
Connor Grubaugh (Oriel)
Panel 1: “Envy and the Sources of Liberal Democracy”
Thursday, August 11th, 2:30 p.m.
Dimitrios Halikias (Harvard), “Tocqueville on Servants and Servitude”
Luke Foster (Notre Dame), “Tocqueville’s Education of the Democratic Soul: Remedying Pascal’s Worries via Montesquieu and Rousseau”
Samuel Piccolo (Notre Dame), “Locke, Tully, Envy and Desire in the ‘New World’”
Respondent: Jeremy Jennings (KCL)
Keynote Address: “Being Mistaken: Reading René Girard and Envy in the Context of Post-Truth Politics”
Thursday, August 11th, 5:00 p.m.
Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, Law Faculty
Michael Kirwan, S.J. (Trinity College Dublin)
Panel 2: “Envy, Equality, and Distributive Justice”
Friday, August 12th, 9:00 a.m.
Agatha Slupek (Chicago), “The Disavowed Gender of Rawlsian Envy”
Jordan Walters (McGill), “The Aptness of Envy”
Respondent: Samuel Bruce (The Centre for Social Justice)
Panel 3: “New Orders of Envy: Early Modern Perspectives”
Friday, August 12th, 11:00 a.m.
Rebecca McCumbers Flavin (Baylor), “Machiavelli, Envy, and the Corrupt Republic”
Nayeli Riano (Georgetown), “‘A Gadding Passion’: Francis Bacon’s Public and Private Dimensions of Envy in Civil War”
Alexander Stone (UCL/Queen Mary), “Milton, Satan and Envy: An Epicurean-Spinozist Intervention”
Respondent: Samuel Zeitlin (Cambridge)
Panel 4: “Pathologies and Antidotes of Envy”
Friday, August 12th, 2:30 p.m.
Robert Wyllie (Ashland), “Hope as an Antidote to Politics of Envy”
Geoff Shullenberger (NYU), “Dematerializing the Sacred: Social Media and the Containment of Violence”
Nathan Pinkoski (Zephyr Institute), Title TBD
Respondent: Dominic Burbidge (Faculty of Law)