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CRRS Friday Workshop: Daniel Lee, “The Historical Institutionalism of Jean Bodin”

January 31, 2014 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Daniel Lee (Ph.D. Princeton) is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto, specializing in the history of political thought, political theory, and jurisprudence. He also serves as the Director of the Toronto Political Theory Research Workshop. His current research concerns the reception of Roman law in late medieval and early modern political thought and its influence on modern doctrines of sovereignty, constitutionalism, and statehood, especially in the political thought of Bodin, Grotius, and Hobbes. His related research interests include democratic theory, the theory of rights, constitutionalism, republicanism, and the philosophy of law. Professor Lee’s recent research has been published in Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Journal of the History of Ideas, The Review of Politics, and Politica Antica. He has also contributed chapters to edited volumes on Hobbes’ legal theory and the history of freedom in Europe, by Cambridge University Press.


January 31, 2014
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Northrop Frye, Room 205
73 Queen's Park Crescent East
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada