David Williams, "Ideas and Actuality in the Social Contract: Kant and Rousseau"
Fri, November 4, 2005 • 2:00 PM • Burdine Hall, Room 602
David Williams received his Ph.D. from the UT-Austin Government Department in 1999 and is currently Assistant Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point. He has published in Telos, Polity, and the Journal of the History of Ideas, and in 2003-04 he held a fellowship at the University of Wisconsin--Madison's Institute for Research in the Humanities. His book, Rousseau's Platonic Enlightenment, is forthcoming with the Pennsylvania State UniAfter his talk Professor Williams will speak to theory graduate students about his experiences on teaching theory and doing research in a primarily teaching-oriented university.