Custom's Power, Reason's Authority: John Locke and the Myth of "Atomistic" Individualism


Location: Brownson Hall, Room 307

Ruth Grant, professor, Duke University

Grant is a senior fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, and her recent publications include “Ethics and Incentives: A Political Approach” in American Political Science Review; and Naming Evil, Judging Evil, an edited collection with chapters by J. Peter Euben, Michael Allen Gillespie, Ruth W. Grant, Malachi Hacohen, Nannerl O. Keohane, Elizabeth Kiss, Thomas A. Spragens, Jr., and David Wong (University of Chicago Press, 2006).

This is the Political Theory Colloquium’s second-to-last guest for this term.