The Scottish Enlightenment and the Reform of Civic Ethics in the Nineteenth Century

The Scottish Enlightenment and the Reform of Civic Ethics in the Nineteenth Century

When

10 June    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where

Yudowitz Seminar Room 1, University of Glasgow
Wolfson Medical School, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

Event Type

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Event Programme

9.00 – Registration

9.30 – Keynote: Philosophical Research and Civic Education in the Scottish Enlightenment, Professor Gordon Graham (Princeton Theological Seminary)

10.15 – Paper 1: Adam Smith and Public Business, Dr Craig Smith (University of Glasgow)

10.45 – Questions

11.00 – 11.15 – Break

11.15 – Paper 2: Scottish Enlightenment Abolitionism in the Lectures of James Beattie, Adam Ferguson and Dugald Stewart,  Dr Bradford Bow (University of Aberdeen)

11.45 – Paper 3: The Scottish Enlightenment on race and Empire: the case of Haiti, Dr Anna Plassart (Open University)

12.15 – Questions

12.30 – 1.30 – Lunch

1.30 – Paper 4: Ideas of corruption and the gendering of Scottish civic culture, Dr Rosalind Carr (Birkbeck College, London)

2.00 – Paper 5: Periodical public ethics: Moral reason, critical knowledge and the post Scottish Enlightenment public sphere in the second Edinburgh Review, Dr Alex Benchimol (University of Glasgow)

2.30 – Questions

2.45 – 3.00 – Break

3.00 – Paper 6: The transnational Enlightenment: The influence of Scottish ideas in nineteenth century Naples, Professor Girolamo Imbruglia (University of Naples L’Orientale)

3.30 – Paper 7: The “System of the North”? Dugald Stewart, Walter Scott, Henry Brougham and anti-corruption, Dr Ian Cawood (University of Stirling)

4.00 – Questions

4.15 – 5.00 – Plenary Session

5.00 – Close of Symposium

Register here: https://forms.office.com/r/dYWe5r4GCs