Political Philosophy Research Seminar

This information is for the 2022/23 session.

Teacher responsible

Prof Katrin Flikschuh 


This course is available on the MRes/PhD in Political Science. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Compulsory for all PhD students in the Government Department specialising in political theory. Other interested students are welcome to attend, if numbers permit.

Course content

Guest speakers present papers and initiate discussion at seminars.


There are typically 5 sessions in MT and 5 sessions in LT, and a variable number of sessions in ST, totalling around 18 hours of workshops across the terms. The precise schedule will be made available at the start of each term. There will be a reading week in Week 6 of both the MT and LT.


No assessment

Key facts

Department: Government

Total students 2021/22: 4

Average class size 2021/22: 3

Value: Non-credit bearing

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  • Problem solving
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