‘The End of Enlightenment’: Professor Richard Whatmore to deliver the 2019 Carlyle Lectures

Professor Richard Whatmore, Co-Director of the Institute of Intellectual History, will deliver the Carlyle Lectures at the University of Oxford under the title ‘The End of Enlightenment’ in January and February 2019: Lecture One: Unnatural histories and political thought: Pufendorf to Bentham (15 January 2019) Lecture Two: Natural histories: the crisis of the republics (22 […]

2017 István Hont Book Prize

The István Hont Book Prize for the best book published in intellectual history in 2017 has been awarded to Simon Grote. Simon Grote, The Emergence of Modern Aesthetic Theory: Religion and Morality in Enlightenment Germany and Scotland (Cambridge University Press)

2016 István Hont Book Prize

The István Hont Book Prize for the best book published in intellectual history in 2016 has been awarded to Dr. Benjamin Straumann. Benjamin Straumann, Crisis and Constitutionalism: Roman Political Thought from the Fall of the Republic to the Age of Revolution (Oxford University Press)