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Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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6045 Wentworth Hall, Room 110
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: (603) 646-2736 or (603) 646-2876
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James Murphy

James Murphy

Title: Professor of Government
Office: 206 Silsby
Phone: 646-2862
Departmental Web Site: James Murphy

Medieval and Renaissance Courses Taught

  • Government 63: Origins of Political Thought (Augustine and Aquinas)
  • Government 61: Jurisprudence (Aquinas)
  • Government 7: Utopia and its Critics (More)

Areas of Research Interest

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Important and/or Recent and/or Major Publications

  • "The Philosophy of Positive Law" (Yale 2005) has chapters on Aquinas and Hobbes.
  • My current book project "The Philosophy of Customary Law" has a chapter on Suarez.

Last Updated: 12/18/08