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Book Workshop on Thomas Fossen's 'Facing Authority: A Theory of Political Legitimacy'

Friday 9 June 2017
Reuvensplaats 3-4
2311 BE Leiden

The Institute for Philosophy is proud to host a book symposium on Thomas Fossen’s draft manuscript Facing Authority, as part of the OZSW reading group in political philosophy.  Sofia Näsström (Uppsala University) and David Owen (University of Southampton) and James Gledhill (UvA) will comment on Thomas’ work. 

The workshop is open to all, but please register at t.meijers@phil.leidenuniv.nl


Chair: Rutger Claassen (Utrecht)
13:00 – 13.15 welcome
13.15 – 14.00 intro + chapter 1        Commentator: tba.
14.00 – 14.45 chapter 2                    Commentator: James Gledhill (UvA)

14.45 – 15.00 break

Chair: Gijs van Donselaar (UvA)
15.15 – 16.00  chapter 3                    Commentator: David Owen (University of Southampton)
16.00 – 16.45 chapter 4                    Commentator:  Sofia Näsström (Uppsala University)
16.45 – 17.30 closing remarks.

This Workshop is financially supported by the OZSW and by the Veni project 'Critical moments: How do events affect how we should judge the legitimacy of political authorities?'

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