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Valedictory Lecture

Annual CPP Lecture 2016 with Melissa Lane (Princeton): The Politics of Unsustainanility

  • Melissa Lane (Princeton)
3 November 2016
CPP Colloquium 2015-2016 & 2016-2017
Reuvensplaats 3-4
2311 BE Leiden

The Politics of Unsustainability: Plato on the Logic of Constitutional Change


On November 3, we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Centre for Political Philosophy at Leiden. Melissa Lane will give a public lecture at this occasion. Prof. Lane is Class of 1943 Professor of Politics and Director of the Princeton University Center for Human Values. She has published numerous articles, edited volumes and papers, and appears frequently on BBC Radio.  Professor Lane is the author of Eco-Republic: Ancient Ethics for a Green Age (2012) and most recently The Birth of Politics (2015).


The CPP is an interdisciplinary platform for political thought, bringing together all those with active interests in the field at Leiden University. The CPP is an initiative of the Institute for Philosophy and the Institute for Political Science at Leiden University. For upcoming events, see our  CPP website

For more information about the CPP or about the lecture, contact Ms. C.W. Sombroek


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