Forum for European Philosophy | Sovereignty and Identity

This event is part of the Jean Monnet 'Europe Beyond Governance' Lecture Series

Philosophy and European Union

Tuesday 19 June, 6.30 – 8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Simon Glendinning, Reader in European Philosophy, European Institute, LSE and Director of the Forum for European Philosophy

Chair: Kristina Musholt, LSE Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and Deputy Director of the Forum for European Philosophy

In 1785 Kant predicted that ‘in our continent, where all are so closely linked by trade’ war and threats of war would eventually lead to the formation of ‘a great political body of the future, without precedence in the past’. Nietzsche, some hundred years later, saw something similar coming too. In this lecture Simon Glendinning will explore how the views of philosophers prefigured and prepared for the reality of European Union today.

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Forum for European Philosophy
Cowdray House, Room G.05, European Institute
London School of Economics, WC2A 2AE