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  1. Recommended reference and survey works 31 items
    The history of ideas in early modern and modern Europe has been richly served. Further specific readings are detailed below for each lecture/essay and seminar topic. Please find below recommended reference and survey works, all of which provide useful entry points into particular subjects and debates
    1. References sources in Brookes library 14 items
      1. The Blackwell dictionary of modern social thought - William Outhwaite 2003

        Book  Revised edition of The Blackwell dictionary of twentieth-century social thought. 1993.

      2. The Blackwell dictionary of twentieth-century social thought - William Outhwaite, T. B. Bottomore 1993

        Book 

      3. The new Fontana dictionary of modern thought - Alan Bullock, Stephen Trombley 2000

        Book 

      4. Routledge history of philosophy 10 items
        1. From the beginning to Plato - Taylor, C. C. W. 1997

          Book 

        2. From Aristotle to Augustine - Furley, David 1999

          Book 

        3. Medieval philosophy - Marenbon, John 1998

          Book 

        4. The Renaissance and seventeenth-century rationalism - Parkinson, G. H. R. 1993

          Book 

        5. The age of German idealism - Solomon, Robert C., Higgins, Kathleen M. 1993

          Book 

        6. The Nineteenth century - Ten, C. L. 1994

          Book 

        7. Twentieth-century continental philosophy - Kearney, Richard 2003

          Book 

    2. General western intellectual tradition 17 items
      1. The Oxford dictionary of philosophy - Simon Blackburn 2008

        Book  2nd ed.

      2. A history of philosophy - Copleston, Frederick Charles 1947

        Book  Vol. 1, Greece and Rome

      3. A history of philosophy - Copleston, Frederick Charles 1950

        Book  Vol.2, Medieval philosophy, Augustine to Scotus

      4. A history of philosophy - Copleston, Frederick Charles 1953

        Book  Vol.3, Ockham to Suárez

      5. A history of philosophy - Copleston, Frederick Charles 1958

        Book  Vol.4, Descartes to Liebniz

      6. A history of philosophy - Copleston, Frederick Charles 1959

        Book  Vol.5, Hobbes to Hume

      7. A history of philosophy - Copleston, Frederick Charles 1960

        Book  Vol.6, Wolff to Kant

      8. A history of philosophy - Copleston, Frederick Charles 1963

        Book  Vol.7, Fichte to Nietzsche

      9. A history of philosophy - Copleston, Frederick Charles 1966

        Book  Vol.8, Bentham to Russell

      10. The History of ideas: canon and variations - Donald R. Kelley 1990

        Book 

      11. A brief history of western philosophy - Anthony Kenny 1998

        Book 

      12. Cultivating humanity: a classical defense of reform in liberal education - Martha Craven Nussbaum 1997

        Book 

      13. The dawn of political nihilism: volume I of the Nihilist order - David Ohana 2009

        Book 

      14. An intellectual history of modern Europe - Marvin Perry 1993

        Book 

      15. What is intellectual history? - Richard Whatmore 2016

        Book 

  2. Week one 4 items
    Lecture: why ideas matter: history, power, ideology (Dr Tom Crook)
    1. General resources 3 items
      1. What is intellectual history? - Richard Whatmore 2016

        Book 

      2. The History of ideas: canon and variations - Donald R. Kelley 1990

        Book 

      3. An intellectual history of modern Europe - Marvin Perry 1993

        Book 

    2. Key reading 1 item
  3. Week two 25 items
    Lecture: absolutism and varieties of the absolutist state (Prof. Andrew Spicer)
    1. General reading 12 items
      1. Absolutism and royalism - J.P. Sommerville

        Chapter 

      2. Absolutism in central Europe - Peter H. Wilson 2000

        Book 

      3. Absolutism in seventeenth-century Europe - John Miller 1990

        Book 

      4. Introduction: The problem of Enlightened Absolutism - H.M. Scott

        Chapter 

      5. The making of French absolutism - David Parker 1983

        Book 

      6. Monarchy, aristocracy, and the state in Europe, 1300-1800 - Hillay Zmora 2001

        Book 

      7. Frederick the Great of Prussia: absolutism and administration - Walther Hubatsch 1975

        Book 

      8. The state in early modern France - James B. Collins 1995

        Book 

    2. Seminar (i) 4 items
      Key thinker and text: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, Politics drawn from the very words of Holy Scripture (1709)
      1. Politics drawn from the very words of Holy Scripture - Jacques Bénigne Bossuet, Patrick Riley 1990

        Book 

      2. Absolutism and royalism - J.P. Sommerville

        Chapter 

    3. Seminar (ii) 9 items
      Event: the reign of Louise XIV (1643-1715)
      1. Louis XIV and absolutism - Ragnhild Marie Hatton 1976

        Book 

      2. The politics of religion in early modern France - Joseph Bergin 2014

        Book 

      3. The making of French absolutism - David Parker 1983

        Book 

      4. Louis XIV - J. H. Shennan 1993

        Book 

      5. Louis XIV - J. H. Shennan 1986 (1993 printing)

        Book 

      6. The fabrication of Louis XIV - Peter Burke 1992

        Book  Chapters: 1, 5, 9 & 11

      7. Power and faction in Louis XIV's France - Roger Mettam 1988

        Book 

      8. French society, 1589-1715 - Sharon Kettering 2001

        Book 

  4. Week three 23 items
    Lecture: early modern resistance and resistance theory (Prof. Andrew Spicer)
    1. General reading 9 items
      1. Early modern Europe, 1450-1789 - Merry E. Wiesner 2013

        Book  Chapter 5

      2. The politics of religion in early modern France - Joseph Bergin 2014

        Book  Chapters 7 & 10

      3. The foundations of modern political thought: Volume two: The age of Reformation - Quentin Skinner 1978

        Book  Chapters 7-9

      4. The reformation of rights: law, religion, and human rights in early modern Calvinism - John Witte 2007

        Book 

      5. Calvinism and resistance theory, 1550-1580 - Robert M. Kingdom

        Chapter 

      6. Catholic resistance theory, Ultramontanism and the royalist response, 1580-1620 - J. H. M. Salmon

        Chapter 

      7. The French wars of religion, 1559-1598 - R. J. Knecht 1996

        Book 

    2. Seminar (i) 7 items
      Key thinker and text: [Philippe du Plessis-Mornay, pseud. Stephanius Jurius Brutus], Vindiciae contra tyrannos; Or, concerning the legitimate power of a prince over the people, and of the people over a prince (1579)
      1. Vindiciae contra tyrannos, or, Concerning the legitimate power of a prince over the people, and of the people over a prince - Hubert Languet, George Garnett 1994

        Book 

      2. The foundations of modern political thought: Volume two: The age of Reformation - Quentin Skinner 1978

        Book  Chapter 9

    3. Seminar (ii) 7 items
      Event: French wars of religion (c. 1560-1600)
      1. The French wars of religion, 1559-1598 - R. J. Knecht 1996

        Book 

      2. The French wars of religion, 1562-1629 - Mack P. Holt 1995

        Book 

      3. The politics of religion in early modern France - Joseph Bergin 2014

        Book 

  5. Week four 34 items
    Lecture: liberty and modern republicanism (Dr Tom Robb)
    1. General reading 13 items
      1. Models of democracy - David Held 2006

        Book 

      2. The ideological origins of the American Revolution - Bernard Bailyn, Rogers D. Spotswood Collection 1992

        Book 

      3. Pamphlets of the American Revolution, 1750-1776 - Bernard Bailyn, Jane N. Garrett 1965

        Book 

      4. Republicanism: a theory of freedom and government - Philip Pettit 1997

        Book 

      5. The American Revolution - Colin Bonwick 2005

        Book 

      6. The American Revolution reader - Denver Alexander Brunsman, David J. Silverman 2014

        Book 

      7. Crisis of empire: Great Britain and the American colonies 1754-1783 - Ian R. Christie 1974

        Book 

      8. Revolutionary America, 1763-1815: a political history - Francis D. Cogliano 2009

        Book 

    2. Seminar (i) 11 items
      Key thinker and text: Tom Paine, Common Sense (1776)
      1. Common sense - Thomas Paine, Isaac Kramnick 1986

        Book 

      2. Thomas Paine: social and political thought - Gregory Claeys 1989

        Book  Chapter 2

      3. Tom Paine and Revolutionary America - Eric Foner 1976

        Book 

      4. Tom Paine: a political life - John Keane 1995

        Book 

      5. Burke, Paine, Godwin, and the revolution controversy - Marilyn Butler 1984

        Book 

      6. Thomas Paine reader - Thomas Paine, Michael Foot, Isaac Kramnick 1987

        Book 

      7. Thomas Paine; his life, work and times - Audrey Williamson 1973

        Book 

      8. Paine - Mark Philp 1989

        Book 

    3. Seminar (ii) 10 items
      Event: The American revolution and the birth of the US
      1. Out of our past: the forces that shaped modern America - Carl N. Degler 1984

        Book 

      2. A struggle for power: the American Revolution - Theodore Draper 1997

        Book 

      3. A struggle for power: the American revolution - Theodore Draper 1996

        Book 

      4. The American Revolution: its character and limits - Jack P. Greene 1987

        Book 

      5. The American Revolution - M. J. Heale 1986

        Book 

      6. The growth of the American Republic - Samuel Eliot Morison, Henry Steele Commager, William E. Leuchtenburg 1980

        Book  Volume 1

      7. The American colonies: from settlement to independence - R. C. Simmons 1976

        Book 

      8. The American Revolution: a history - Gordon S. Wood 2003, 2002

        Book 

      9. The American Revolution: a history - Gordon S. Wood 2002

        Book 

  6. Week five 26 items
    Lecture: nationalism and the idea of the nation (Dr Marius Turda)
    1. General reading 14 items
      1. Imagined communities: reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism - Benedict R. O'G. Anderson 2006

        Book 

      2. Nationalism and the state - John Breuilly 1993

        Book 

      3. Ethnicity and nationalism: anthropological perspectives - Thomas Hylland Eriksen 2010

        Book 

      4. Nations and nationalism - Ernest Gellner 1983

        Book 

      5. The construction of nationhood: ethnicity, religion, and nationalism - Adrian Hastings 1997

        Book 

      6. Nations and nationalism since 1780: programme, myth, reality - E. J. Hobsbawm 1992

        Book 

      7. The endurance of nationalism: ancient roots and modern dilemmas - Aviel Roshwald 2006

        Book 

      8. The ethnic origins of nations - Anthony D. Smith 1986

        Book 

      9. Republics, nations, and tribes - Martin Thom 1995

        Book 

      10. Nationalism in Europe, 1890-1940 - Oliver Zimmer 2003

        Book 

    2. Seminar (i) 5 items
      Key thinker and text: Johann Fichte, Addresses to the German national (1807)
      1. Ending individuality : the mission of a nation in Fichte's Addresses to the German Nation - Alexander Aichelle

        Chapter 

    3. Seminar (ii) 7 items
      Event: the French invasion (Napoleon) of German territories
      1. The Napoleonic empire - Geoffrey James Ellis 2003

        Book 

      2. The Longman companion to Napoleonic Europe - Clive Emsley 1993

        Book 

      3. States, nations, and borders: the ethics of making boundaries - Allen E. Buchanan, Margaret Moore 2003

        Book 

      4. The question of German unification, 1806-1996 - Imanuel Geiss 1997

        Book 

  7. Week six 32 items
    Lecture: liberalism, enlightenment and the birth of free trade (Dr Tom Crook)
    1. General reading 14 items
      1. Modern Britain: 1750 to the present - James Vernon 2017

        Book  Chapters 3 & 5

      2. Free trade: theory and practice from Adam Smith to Keynes - Norman McCord 1970

        Book 

      3. Against the tide: an intellectual history of free trade - Douglas A. Irwin 1996

        Book 

      4. The market - Alan Aldridge 2005

        Book 

      5. Greed, lust & gender: a history of economic ideas - Nancy Folbre 2009

        Book 

      6. Riches and poverty: an intellectual history of political economy in Britain, 1750-1834 - Donald Winch 1996

        Book 

      7. Wealth and virtue: the shaping of political economy in the Scottish enlightenment - Istvan Hont, Michael Ignatieff 1983

        Book 

      8. The idea of commercial society in the Scottish Enlightenment - Christopher J. Berry 2015

        Book 

      9. Victorian political thought - H. S. Jones 2000

        Book  Chapter 1

      10. Free trade nation: commerce, consumption, and civil society in modern Britain - Frank Trentmann 2008

        Book 

      11. The rise and fall of British liberalism, 1776-1988 - Alan Sykes 1997

        Book 

    2. Seminar (i) 8 items
      Key thinker and text: Adam Smith, The wealth of nations (1776)
      1. The wealth of nations: books 1-3 - Adam Smith 1979

        Book 

      2. The wealth of nations: Books I-III - Adam Smith, Andrew S. Skinner 1970

        Book 

      3. The wealth of nations - Adam Smith, Andrew S. Skinner 1999

        Book 

      4. Against the tide: an intellectual history of free trade - Douglas A. Irwin 1996

        Book  Chapters 5 & 6

      5. Adam Smith - D. D. Raphael 1985

        Book 

      6. Adam Smith - R. H. Campbell, Andrew S. Skinner ©1982

        Book 

      7. Adam Smith's Wealth of nations: a reader's guide - Jerry Evensky 2015

        Book 

      8. Economic sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment - Emma Rothschild 2001

        Book 

    3. Seminar (ii) 10 items
      Event: the repeal of the corn laws in 1846
      1. Excerpts of Robert Peel's speeches (on Moodle)

      2. A mad, bad and dangerous people?: England 1783-1846 - Boyd Hilton 2006

        Book 

      3. Sir Robert Peel: statesmanship, power, and party - Eric J. Evans 1991

        Book 

      4. Peel and the Conservative Party, 1830-1850 - Paul Adelman 1989

        Book 

      5. Free trade nation: commerce, consumption, and civil society in modern Britain - Frank Trentmann 2008

        Book 

      6. Cobden and Bright: a Victorian political partnership - Donald Read 1967

        Book 

      7. The rise and fall of liberal government in Victorian Britain - J. P. Parry 1993

        Book 

      8. Liberty and authority in Victorian Britain - Peter Mandler 2006

        Book  Chapter 9

  8. Week seven 41 items
    1. General reading 21 items
      1. Historicizing race - Marius Turda, Maria Sophia Quine 2018

        Book 

      2. Historicizing race - Marius Turda, Maria Sophia Quine 2018

        Book 

      3. The idea of race - Robert Bernasconi, Tommy Lee Lott 2000

        Book 

      4. Race, empire, and the idea of human development - Thomas McCarthy 2009

        Book 

      5. The invention of race in the European Middle Ages - Geraldine Heng 2018

        Book 

      6. STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING: the definitive history of racist ideas in america - IBRAM. KENDI 2017

        Book 

      7. German colonialism: race, the Holocaust, and postwar Germany - Volker Max Langbehn, Mohammad Salama c2011

        Book 

      8. Colonialism, race, and the French romantic imagination - Pratima Prasad 2014

        Book 

      9. A short history of colonialism - Wolfgang Reinhard, Kate Sturge 2011

        Book 

      10. Orientalism - Edward W. Said 2003

        Book 

      11. Orientalism - Edward W. Said 2003

        Book 

      12. Orientalism - Edward W. Said 1995

        Book 

      13. Orientalism - Edward W. Said 1985, ©1978

        Book 

      14. Race and empire - Jane Samson 2005

        Book 

      15. Carnal knowledge and imperial power: race and the intimate in colonial rule - Ann Laura Stoler 2010

        Book 

      16. White innocence: paradoxes of colonialism and race - Gloria Wekker 2016

        Book 

      17. The Victorians and race - Shearer West 1996

        Book 

    2. Seminar (i) 8 items
      Key thinker and text: Cecil Rhodes, "Confession of faith" (1877)
      1. Confession of faith - Cecil Rhodes 1877

        Document  See Moodle

      2. Cecil Rhodes and the Cape Afrikaners: the imperial colossus and the colonial parish pump - M. Tamarkin 1996

        Book 

      3. Cecil Rhodes - John E. Flint 1974

        Book 

      4. The founder: Cecil Rhodes and the pursuit of power - Robert I. Rotberg, Miles F. Shore 1988

        Book 

      5. Cecil Rhodes - Sarah Gertrude Millin 1933

        Book 

      6. Rhodes - John Gilbert Lockhart, C. M. Woodhouse 1963

        Book 

    3. Seminar (ii) 12 items
      Event: British expansionism in Africa
      1. The Oxford history of the British Empire: Vol. 3: The nineteenth century - Andrew Porter, Alaine M. Low, William Roger Louis 1999

        Book  Chapters 26 & 27

      2. The scramble for Africa - Muriel Evelyn Chamberlain 1974

        Book 

      3. Scramble for Africa: the Great Trek to the Boer War - Anthony Nutting 1970

        Book 

      4. Understanding the British Empire - Ronald Hyam 2010

        Book  Chapter 2

      5. The British Empire: themes and perspectives - S. E. Stockwell 2008

        Book 

      6. The economics of empire: Britain, Africa, and the new imperialism, 1870-95 - William G. Hynes 1979

        Book 

      7. Ends of British imperialism: the scramble for empire, Suez and decolonization : collected essays - William Roger Louis 2006

        Book  Chapters 1-4

      8. Making empire: colonial encounters and the creation of imperial rule in nineteenth-century Africa - Richard Price 2008

        Book 

  9. Week eight 35 items
    Lecture: socialism and the communist ideal (Dr Tom Crook)
    1. General reading 19 items
      1. Modern political ideologies - Andrew Vincent 2010

        Book 

      2. Political ideologies: an introduction - Andrew Heywood 2012

        Book 

      3. Contemporary political ideologies - Roger Eatwell, Anthony Wright 1999

        Book 

      4. Socialism: ideals, ideologies, and local practice - C. M. Hann 1993

        Book 

      5. Communism - Mark Sandle 2012, [i.e. 2011

        Book 

      6. The passing of an illusion: the idea of communism in the twentieth century - François Furet 1999

        Book 

      7. Labour and socialist movements in Europe before 1914 - Richard Geary 1989

        Book 

      8. European labour protest, 1848-1939 - Dick Geary 1981

        Book 

      9. Consciousness and class experience in nineteenth-century Europe - John M. Merriman 1979

        Book 

      10. A history of European socialism - Albert S. Lindemann 1983

        Book 

      11. One hundred years of socialism: the West European left in the twentieth century - Donald Sassoon 1997

        Book 

      12. The rebellious century, 1830-1930 - Charles Tilly, Louise Tilly, Richard H. Tilly 1975

        Book 

      13. The Paris Commune, 1871 - Robert Tombs 1999

        Book 

    2. Seminar (i) 8 items
      Key thinker and text: Vladimir Lenin, The state and revolution (1917)
      1. The State and Revolution: the Marxist teaching on the state and the tasks of the Proletariat in the revolution - Vladimir Lenin

        Chapter  Online Version: Lenin Internet Archive (marxists.org) 1993, 1999 Transcription\Markup: Zodiac and Brian Baggins

      2. Reconstructing Lenin: an intellectual biography - Tamás Krausz 2015

        Book  Chapter 5

      3. Lenin's political thought - Neil Harding 1977-

        Book 

      4. Lenin - Robert Conquest 1972

        Book 

      5. Leninism - Neil Harding 1996

        Book 

      6. Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin: the intelligentsia and power - Philip Pomper 1990

        Book 

      7. Lenin: genesis and development of a revolutionary - Rolf H. W. Theen 1979, ©1973

        Book 

    3. Seminar (ii) 8 items
      Event: the Russian revolution (1917)
      1. A history of twentieth-century Russia - Robert Service 1998

        Book 

      2. The Russian revolution: from Lenin to Stalin (1917-1929) - Edward Hallett Carr, R. W. Davies 2004

        Book 

      3. Rethinking the Russian Revolution - Edward Acton 1990

        Book 

      4. The Russian Revolution, 1900-1927 - Robert Service 1991

        Book 

      5. Communism in Russia: an interpretative essay - Richard Sakwa 2010

        Book 

      6. The Russian Revolution - Tamara Pimlott 1993

        Book 

      7. A people's tragedy: the Russian Revolution, 1891-1924 - Orlando Figes 1997, ©1996

        Book 

      8. A people's tragedy: the Russian Revolution 1891-1924 - Orlando Figes 1996

        Book 

  10. Week nine 33 items
    Lecture: social Darwinism and eugenics (Dr Marius Turda)
    1. General reading 18 items
      1. Eugenics and the welfare state: sterilization policy in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland - Gunnar Broberg, Nils Roll-Hansen ©2005

        Book 

      2. Social Darwinism and English thought: the interaction between biological and social theory - Greta Jones 1980

        Book 

      3. Social Darwinism: science and myth in Anglo-American social thought - Robert C. Bannister 1979

        Book 

      4. Controlling human heredity: 1865 to the present - Diane B. Paul 1998

        Book 

      5. Modernism and eugenics - Marius Turda 2010

        Book 

      6. Crafting humans: from Genesis to eugenics and beyond - Marius Turda 2013

        Book 

      7. Eugenics and nation in early 20th century Hungary - Marius Turda 2014

        Book 

      8. Latin eugenics in comparative perspective - Marius Turda, Aaron Gillette 2014

        Book 

      9. The Oxford handbook of the history of eugenics 2010

        Book 

    2. Seminar (i) 8 items
      Key thinker and text: Francis Galton, "Eugenics: its definition, scope and aims" (1904)
      1. In the name of eugenics: genetics and the uses of human heredity - Daniel Jo Kevles 1995

        Book 

      2. Eugenics as a secular religion - Marius Turda

        Chapter 

      3. Francis Galton: the life and work of a Victorian genius - Derek William Forrest 1974

        Book 

      4. Modernism and eugenics - Marius Turda 2010

        Book 

    3. Seminar (ii) 7 items
      Event: the establishment of the Society for Racial Hygiene (1905) and the Eugenics Education Society (1907)
      1. The eugenics movement: an encyclopedia - Ruth Clifford Engs 2005

        Book 

      2. Racial hygiene: medicine under the Nazis - Robert Proctor, Mazal Holocaust Collection 1988

        Book 

      3. Eugenics and politics in Britain, 1900-1914 - G. R. Searle 1976

        Book 

      4. Modernism and eugenics - Marius Turda 2010

        Book 

  11. Week ten 34 items
    Lecture: neo-liberalism and the perversion of liberalism (Dr Tom Crook)
    1. General reading 12 items
      1. A brief history of neoliberalism - David Harvey 2005

        Book 

      2. The new way of the world: on neo-liberal society - Pierre Dardot, Christian Laval, Gregory Elliot 2017

        Book 

      3. Age of fracture - Daniel T. Rodgers 2011

        Book 

      4. The strange non-death of neoliberalism - Colin Crouch 2011

        Book 

    2. Seminar (i) 6 items
      Key thinker and text: Friedrich A Hayek, The road to serfdom (1945)
      1. The road to serfdom - F. A. Hayek 1997, cc1944

        Book 

      2. The road to serfdom: with the intellectuals and socialism - Friedrich A. von Hayek 2005

        Book  Condensed version of "The road to serfdom" originally published in the April 1945 ed. of the Reader's Digest.

      3. Masters of the universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the birth of neoliberal politics - Daniel Stedman Jones 2012

        Book  Chapter 2

      4. Hayek's challenge: an intellectual biography of F.A. Hayek - Bruce Caldwell 2004

        Book 

      5. The economics of Friedrich Hayek - G. R. Steele 2007

        Book 

    3. Seminar (ii) 16 items
      Event: the Thatcher governments (1979-90)
      1. Modern Britain: 1750 to the present - James Vernon 2017

        Book  Part 5.

      2. The Think Tank Archipelago: Thatcherism and Neoliberalism - Ben Jackson

        Chapter 

      3. Thinking the unthinkable think-tanks and the economic counter-revolution, 1931 - 1983 - Richard Cockett (Verfasser) 1995

        Book  Not available in Brookes Library

      4. Thatcher and Thatcherism - Eric J. Evans 2013

        Book 

      5. The free economy and the strong state: the politics of Thatcherism - Andrew Gamble 1988

        Book 

      6. Ideologies of Conservatism: conservative political ideas in the twentieth century - E. H. H. Green 2004

        Book 

      7. Mrs. Thatcher's revolution: the ending of the socialist era - Peter Jenkins 1989, ©1988

        Book 

      8. Mrs Thatcher's revolution: the ending of the socialist era - Peter Jenkins 1987

        Book 

      9. The Thatcher effect - Dennis Kavanagh, Anthony Seldon 1989

        Book 

      10. Thatcherism and British politics: the end of consensus? - Dennis Kavanagh 1990

        Book 

  12. Week eleven 10 items
    Lecture: thinking with and against "isms": critical reflections on the importance of Western ideas (Dr Marius Turda)
    1. General reading 9 items
      1. Rethinking modern European intellectual history - Darrin M. McMahon, Samuel Moyn 2014

        Book 

      2. The History of ideas: canon and variations - Donald R. Kelley 1990

        Book 

      3. A brief history of western philosophy - Anthony Kenny 1998

        Book 

      4. Cultivating humanity: a classical defense of reform in liberal education - Martha Craven Nussbaum 1997

        Book 

      5. The dawn of political nihilism: volume I of the Nihilist order - David Ohana 2009

        Book 

      6. An intellectual history of modern Europe - Marvin Perry 1993

        Book 

      7. What is intellectual history? - Richard Whatmore 2016

        Book 

      8. See in particular the conclusion to the above works.

    2. Seminar 1 item
      This class will be based on general discussion regarding the module as a whole and in particular the advantages and limitations of intellectual history
      1. Contextualism and Criticism in the History of Ideas - Peter E. Gordon

        Chapter