The Centre for the History of European Discourses was incorporated in the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities in August 2015.

The information in this website is therefore out of date but retained for archival and staff purposes.


Thomas Ahnert (University of Edinburgh): Christian Stoicism? The Persona of the ‘Moderate’ Clergyman in the Scottish Enlightenment

Conal Condren (University of New South Wales):  Scriblerian Satire of the Philosophic Persona and the Lucianic Legacy of Thomas Hobbes

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (University of Roskilde, Denmark):  Christian Thomasius and the Education of the Enlightenment Philosopher

Stephen Gaukroger (University of Sydney):  Enlightenment Sensibilism and its Implications for the Persona of the Philosopher in the Mid-eighteenth Century:  Some First Thoughts 

Ian Hunter (University of Queensland): The History of Philosophy and the Persona of the Philosopher (Revised)

Sarah Hutton (Middlesex University): On being a 'Philosophess'. The Persona of the Female Philosopher in Eighteenth-Century England

Laurent Jaffro (Université Blaise Pascal-Clermont 2): The Shaftesburian Concept of Philosophical Education

Martin Mulsow (Rutgers University): The Double Persona of Theodor Ludwig Lau

Jeremy Schmidt (University of KingsCollegeHalifax): The Philosopher-priest:  the Clerical Personae of Samuel Clarke and Joseph Butler

Dennis Sepper (University of Dallas): Familiar and Unfamiliar Personae:  Goethe's Encounters with Philosophy

Catherine Wilson (City University of New York):  The Philosopher as Social Critic in the Eighteenth Century

John H. Zammito (Rice University):  Médecin-philosoph: Persona for Radical Enlightenment

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