Atelier de philo politique: Une journée sur Hume et Smith

L’Atelier de philosophie politique de Montréal (MPTW) vous invite à une journée de réflexion sur le thème Hume and Smith on Justice, Sympathy, and Commerce

où et quand

Université McGill
Gold Room, Faculty Club
3450 McTavish St., Montréal
Vendredi 13 avril 2007


  • 8:30 am: Coffee available
  • 9 am: Welcoming remarks: Jacob Levy, Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory, McGill University
  • Richard Virr, Acting Head and Curator of Manuscripts, Rare Books and Special Collections Division, McGill Libraries
  • 9:15 -10:20 am: « Frenzy, Gloom, and the Spirit of Liberty : Paradoxes of Political Agency in Hume »: Sharon Krause, Associate Professor of Political Science, Brown University
  • 10:30-11:35 am: « Humean Toleration: Policy, Paradox, and Law of Nature » Andrew Sabl, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, UCLA
  • 11:45am-12:50pm: « Adam Smith’s Critique of International Trading Companies: Theorizing ‘Globalization’ in the Age of Enlightenment » Sankar Muthu, Assistant Professor of Politics, Princeton University
  • 12:50- 2:00 pm: lunch
  • 2:00-3:05 pm: « Hume and Smith on Sympathy: A Comparison, Contrast, and Reconstruction » Samuel Fleischacker, Professor of Philosophy, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 3:15-4:45 pm: Commentaries and Discussion Chair: Daniel Weinstock, Canada Research Chair in Ethics and Political Philosophy, Université de Montréal

George Grantham, Associate Professor of Economics, McGill University
James Moore, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Concordia University

Sponsored by: The Montreal Political Theory Workshop; The Earhart Foundation; The McGill University David Hume Collection


Registration is not required, but those who e-mail Jeffrey Bercuson, can be counted for coffee and refreshments