Recordings from the popular public lecture series featuring new work on all aspects of intellectual history. Hosted by the Institute of Intellectual History at the University of St Andrews.
Special Edition: Interview with Will Sellinger
Will Selinger is Lecturer in European History, 1700-1850 at University College London. His research has focused on the emergence of representative democracy in the modern world and on the crises to which this political form has repeatedly been subject. His first book, Parliamentarism: From Burke to Weber, was published by Cambridge University Press. Dr Paul Sagar interviewed Will Sellinger about the book in May, 2020.
Special Edition: Interview with Mark Towsey
Mark Towsey is Professor of the History of the Book at the University of Liverpool. His most recent book is Reading History in Britain and America, c. 1750-1840 (Cambridge). In April 2020, Dr Max Skjönsberg interviewed Professor Towsey about the book.
Special Edition: Interview with James Hankins
James Hankins is Professor of History at Harvard University and founder and General Editor of the . He is the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Philosophy and Renaissance Civic Humanism and is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on humanist political thought. His most recent book is Virtue Politics - Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy (Harvard, 2019). He was interviewed by Dr Danielle Charette in April, 2020.
Special Edition: Interview with Joanne Paul
Dr Joanne Paul is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Sussex. Her most recent book is Council and Command in Early Modern English Thought (CUP), which was published in the prestigious Ideas in Context series. Professor Iain McDaniel from the University of Sussex interviewed her about the book in April, 2020.
John Robertson - The Refutation of Natural Law by Sacred History in Giambattista Vico's New Science
Professor John Robertson (Cambridge & St Andrews) delivered this lecture at the University of St Andrews on February 27, 2020. The event was organised by the Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research in collaboration with the Institute of Intellectual History.
Special Edition: Interview with Colin Kidd
Colin Kidd is Professor of History at the University of St Andrews. This interview focusses on his book The World of Mr Casaubon - Britain's Wars of Mythography, 1700-1870 (Cambridge, 2016).