What Intellectual History Teaches Us: A Conversation with Quentin Skinner

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Tune in to a special conversation on the governance podcast between Professor Jeremy Jennings of King's College London and Professor Quentin Skinner of Queen Mary University. Professor Skinner discusses the meaning of intellectual history, key insights about republicanism and political representation, and the perennial lessons we stand to learn from the humanities about our political present.

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What Intellectual History Teaches Us: A Conversation with Quentin Skinner

Tune in to a special conversation on the governance podcast between Professor Jeremy Jennings of King’s College London and Professor Quentin Skinner of Queen Mary University. Professor Skinner discusses the meaning of intellectual history, key insights about republicanism and political representation, and the perennial lessons we stand to learn from the humanities about our political present.

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