Ancient and Medieval Political Philosophy


Name: Seth Appelbaum
Paper Title: "Earth Shall be Filled with the Knowledge of the Glory of the Lord": The Messianic Age and Popular Enlightenment in Maimonides' Thought
Institution: Tulane University
Professional status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: sethappelbaum@gmail.com
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Name: Christopher Baldwin
Paper Title: Aristophanes’ Tragi-Comic Political Realism in the Knights
Institution: Southeast Missouri State University
Professional status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: cebaldwin2014@gmail.com
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Name: Stephen Brown
Paper Title: Peter Aureoli on the Nature of Averroes's Philosophy
Institution: Boston College
Professional status: Full Professor
Professional Email: brownst@bc.edu
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Name: Jonathan Bruno
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Name: Peter Busch
Paper Title: An Augustinian Defense of the Nation-State? Pierre Manent and the Mediation of Humanity
Institution: Villanova University
Professional status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: peter.busch@villanova.edu
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Name: Alejandro Castrillon
Paper Title: Unveiling the divine in Eros: The intrusion of desire in Plato’s Republic and Herodotus’s History
Institution: University of Notre Dame
Professional status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: acastril@nd.edu
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Name: Bruce Caswell
Paper Title: The Civil Rights Plank of 1948 and the Emergence of the Modern Democratic Party
Institution: Rowan University
Professional status: Full Professor
Professional Email: caswell@rowan.edu
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Name: Ann Charney Colmo
Paper Title: The Triumvirate of the Life of Contemplation
Institution: Dominican University
Professional status: Full Professor
Professional Email: charneca@dom.edu
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Name: Thomas Cleveland
Paper Title: The Eleatic Stranger's Critique of Divine Law and Socratic Dialectic
Institution: Boston College
Professional status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: tjc.caute@gmail.com
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Name: Joseph Cobetto
Paper Title: Appellate Judges as Tribunes?: Appellate Judicial Elections, Campaign Expenditures and Executive-Judicial Relations in the States
Institution: University of Missouri, Columbia
Professional status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: ussenator@hotmail.com
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When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Christopher Colmo
Paper Title: Alfarabi and the Furniture of the Cave
Institution: Dominican University
Professional status: Full Professor
Professional Email: farabi@dom.edu
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Name: Kevin Costa
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Institution: Radio France Internationale
Professional status: Practitioner
Professional Email: KevinCosta@alumni.brown.edu
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Name: Erik Dempsey
Paper Title: Thumos in Plato's Repubilc Book IV
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Professional status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: ed6335@utexas.edu
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Name: Matthew Dinan
Paper Title: Kierkegaard's Ironic Alternative to Hegel in Fear and Trembling
Institution: St. Thomas University (Canada)
Professional status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: mdinan@stu.ca
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Name: Bernard Dobski
Paper Title: “Personal Recollections” on the Divine Right of Kings: Mark Twain on the Theological-Political Problem
Institution: Assumption College
Professional status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: bdobski@assumption.edu
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Name: Jordan Dorney
Paper Title: Sage Against the Machine
Institution: University of Notre Dame
Professional status: Graduate Student
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Name: Richard Dougherty
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Name: Alexander Duff
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Name: Steven Forde
Paper Title: The virtue of Strife in Hesiod’s Works and Days
Institution: University of North Texas
Professional status: Full Professor
Professional Email: forde@unt.edu
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Name: David Fott
Paper Title: Cicero on the Order of Rank between Theoretical and Practical Wisdom
Institution: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Professional status: Full Professor
Professional Email: dsfott@yahoo.com
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Name: Aaron Herold
Paper Title: Tocqueville's Religious Statesmanship
Institution: SUNY Geneseo
Professional status: Assistant Professor
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Name: Carly Herold
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Name: John Hungerford
Paper Title: Aristotle on the Distinction between Natural and Conventional Rule in the Politics
Institution: Boston College
Professional status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: john.hungerford@bc.edu
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Name: Douglas Jarvis
Paper Title: Globalization as Universal Challenge to the Human Family? An Historical-Sociological Comparison of Confucius and Socrates on Ancestral Loyalty
Institution: Independent Scholar
Professional status: Practitioner
Professional Email: dejarvis18@gmail.com
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Name: Michael Korzi
Paper Title: “One Who So Lightly Regards Constitutional Principles”: William Howard Taft and the Rooseveltian Threat of 1912
Institution: Towson University
Professional status: Full Professor
Professional Email: mkorzi@towson.edu
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Name: Douglas Kries
Paper Title: Albert the Great, Alain de Libera, and the Question of "Averroism"
Institution: Gonzaga University
Professional status: Full Professor
Professional Email: kries@gem.gonzaga.edu
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Name: Gregory McBrayer
Paper Title: Socratic Philanthropy
Institution: Morehead State University
Professional status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: g.mcbrayer@moreheadstate.edu
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Name: Mark Moes
Paper Title: Not an “Exact Grasp” But Not a “Complete Falsehood”: The Status and Function of the Tripartite Model of City and Soul in the Republic
Institution: Grand Valley State University
Professional status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: moesm@gvsu.edu
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Name: J. J. Mulhern
Paper Title: A Different Politics of Aristotle? The Influence of Translation on Interpretation
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Professional status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: johnjm11@verizon.net
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Name: Joyce Mullan
Paper Title: Speaking Truth to Power: The Women speak up in Lysistrata
Institution: Stevens Institute of Technology
Professional status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: Joyce_Mullan@msn.com
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