Reading Rousseau Today: the Question of Recognition

Event Details

Reading Rousseau Today: the Question of Recognition

Time: September 25, 2013 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: East Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University
Street: Broadway and 116th street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.maisonfrancaise.org
Phone: 212-854-4482
Event Type: lecture, conference, talk
Organized By: Columbia Maison Francaise
Latest Activity: Aug 5, 2013

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Barbara Carnevali and Fred Neuhouser

A dialogue between two scholars exploring the tension between individualism and social recognition in the Rousseau's writings, and discussing their recent works on the philosopher: Barbara Carnevali's Romantisme et reconnaissance: Figures de la conscience chez Rousseau (Droz, 2011) and Fred Neuhouser's Rousseau's Critique of Inequality: Reconstructing the Second Discourse (forthcoming) and Rousseau's Theodicy of Self-Love: Evil, Rationality, and the Drive for Recognition (Oxford, 2008).

Barbara Carnevali teaches social philosophy and aesthetics at the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. She is a fellow at Columbia's Italian Academy in fall 2013. Fred Neuhouser is Professor of Philosophy and Viola Manderfeld Professor of German at Barnard College.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Reading Rousseau Today: the Question of Recognition to add comments!

Join New York in French

Attending (1)

Amidou & Toya

Learn French and support NYC bilingual programs

Bilingual Schools in NY

Actu - USA 21

Contactez Anaïs ici

Catch a Movie!

Apprenez l'anglais

Join the bilingual Revolution!

French Food Tips

How many French speakers?

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2014   Created by Fabrice Jaumont.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service