Political Theory

Liberty, Politics, and Skepticism in Cicero and Montaigne


This conference explored the relationship between skepticism, liberty, and politics in the works of Cicero and Montaigne.


Conference Readings

Cicero. On Duties. Edited by M. T. Griffin and E. M. Atkins. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Cicero. The Republic and The Laws. Edited by Jonathan Powell and Niall Rudd. Translated by Niall Rudd. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Cicero. On the Ideal Orator. Translated by James M. May and Jakob Wisse. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Cicero. On Academic Scepticism. Translated by Charles Brittain. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2006.

Montaigne. The Complete Essays of Montaigne. Translated by Donald M. Frame. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1958.