Conference: Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology

Conference-PoliticalDemonologyPolitical Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology

20 May 2016 · Worcester College · Oxford


Conor Cunningham (University of Nottingham, Associate Professor in Theology and Philosophy): on Evil and Nihilism

Elizabeth Frazer (University of Oxford, Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations): on Shakespeare and Machiavelli

further paper topics include: demonic repetition, Modernism, original sin, totalitarianism, literary dystopia, Carl Schmitt, M. Houellebecq, liberal pessimism, etc.

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organised by:

Dr Therese Feiler

Michael Mayo




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