Centre for Intellectual History

Recent Lectures

The following lectures were given by members of CIH on undergraduate courses at the University of Sussex. They are presented here for reference purposes.

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Ideas in History

Richard Whatmore - 'Aristotle and Athens'

Richard Whatmore - 'Aristotle and Athens'

Richard Whatmore - 'Roman and Christian Virtue'

Richard Whatmore - 'Roman and Christian Virtue'

Richard Whatmore - 'Machiavelli and amoral politics'

Richard Whatmore - 'Machiavelli and amoral politics'

Richard Whatmore - 'John Milton and Rebellion'

Richard Whatmore - 'John Milton and Rebellion'

Richard Whatmore - 'Constant on Liberty of the Ancients and Moderns'

Richard Whatmore - 'Constant on Liberty of the Ancients and Moderns'

Richard Whatmore - 'Liberty and the French Revolution'

Richard Whatmore - 'Liberty and the French Revolution'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Passions and Interests of David Hume'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Passions and Interests of David Hume'

Early Modern World

Richard Whatmore - 'The Colombian Exchange'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Colombian Exchange'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Fall of Constantinople'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Fall of Constantinople'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Renaissance'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Renaissance'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Consequences of the Westphalian Peace'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Consequences of the Westphalian Peace'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Dutch Republic'

Richard Whatmore - 'The Dutch Republic'

Richard Whatmore - 'Republican revolution in America and Geneva'

Richard Whatmore - 'Republican revolution in America and Geneva'

Richard Whatmore - 'Republic of Letters and the Public Sphere'

Richard Whatmore - 'Republic of Letters to the Public Sphere'

Richard Whatmore - 'Radical Enlightenment'

Richard Whatmore - 'Radical Enlightenment'

Richard Whatmore - 'Enlightenment Contested and Democratic'

Richard Whatmore - 'Enlightenment Contested and Democratic'

The Making of the Modern World

Richard Whatmore - 'The American Revolution'

Richard Whatmore - 'The American Revolution'

Richard Whatmore - 'The French Revolution'

Richard Whatmore - 'The French Revolution'

Richard Whatmore - 'Empire after the Napoleonic Wars'

Richard Whatmore - 'Empire after the Napoleonic Wars'

Richard Whatmore - 'Industrial Revolution 1: Free trade, industry and the machinery question'

Richard Whatmore - 'Industrial Revolution 1: Free trade, industry and the machinery question'

Richard Whatmore - 'Industrial Revolution 2: Gradgrind and Jerusalem'

Richard Whatmore - 'Industrial Revolution 2: Gradgrind and Jerusalem'

Richard Whatmore - 'Reform and the Reform Act 1832'

Richard Whatmore - 'Reform and the Reform Act 1832'

Richard Whatmore - '1848 Revolutions'

Richard Whatmore - '1848 Revolutions'

Richard Whatmore - 'Empire at the end of Enlightenment'

Richard Whatmore - 'Empire at the end of Enlightenment'