|Sent on:||Thursday, March 22, 2012 7:52 PM|
Boston University’s Institute for Philosophy & Religion presents:
"Political Theology and Biblical Atheism: Revisiting the
Schmitt-Strauss Debate in Weimar"
John McCormick, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago
Thursday, March 29th, 5:00 p.m.
Boston University ***Photonics Center***
8 Saint Mary's Street, Ninth Floor, Room 906
Campus map and directions: http://www.bu.edu/maps/?id=239
Supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities.
John P. McCormick is Professor of Political Science. His research and
teaching interests include political thought in Renaissance Florence
(specifically, Guicciardini and Machiavelli), 19th and 20th century
continental political and social theory (with a focus on Weimar
Germany and Central European émigrés to the US), the philosophy and
sociology of law, the normative dimensions of European integration,
and contemporary democratic theory. He is the author of Carl Schmitt's
Critique of Liberalism: Against Politics as Technology (Cambridge,
1997), and Weber, Habermas and Transformations of the European State:
Constitutional, Social and Supranational Democracy (Cambridge, 2006).
His latest work is Machiavellian Democracy (Cambridge, 2011).
This event is free and open to the public.