The Politics of Strauss’ Biblical Criticism

11 July 2017, 17:00 - 18:30

SG1, Alison Richard Building

This lecture will be given by Professor Frederick Beiser (Syracuse University).


Frederick Beiser is a major contributor to work on the history of modern philosophy, especially the history of German philosophy (Kant and German idealism) and the English Enlightenment. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship for his research in 1993, and received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2015.




Respondent: Dr. Ian Cooper (University of Kent)


The talk will form part of the Theology and Politics in the German Imagination, 1789–1848 conference (10-11 July 2017) at CRASSH.


This is a public event and is open to all, free of charge. No registration is required. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception. 




Supported by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), and the DAAD-University of Cambridge Research Hub for German Studies with funds from the German Federal Foreign Office (FFO).