Category Archives: Integrity in the Early Modern & Modern Era

The reformations and revolutions of these periods brought new demands for integrity and possibilities for expressing and undermining it. Both personally and philosophically, conscience became a particularly important mode for discussing integrity, and both the opportunity and necessity for taking on multiple and shifting identities became more widespread. With the rise of printing and its associated manifestation in the press, integrity and calls to it became not just a personal matter but a political one. Read more »

‘The Vile Ingredients’ of the ‘Wholesome Mixture’: A Portrait of Bernard Mandeville and Adam Smith

Leanne Stokoe’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting is now available.

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30th January — Bernard Mandeville and Adam Smith workshop

The first Portraits meeting of the 2015 is next Friday, 30th January. We’re looking at Bernard Mandeville and Adam Smith with Dr Leanne Stokoe. Readings and intro are all available here. Drop us a note if you’d like to join … Continue reading

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January 30th 2015, Workshop on Bernard Mandeville and Adam Smith

Portraits of Integrity takes a Christmas break in December, but we will be back on January 30th with Leanne Stokoe (Newcastle University) convening a workshop on Bernard Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees. For more information click here. Our February workshop is with Christopher Gill … Continue reading

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Henry James: Portraits of Integrity

Danielle Petherbridge’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting on Henry James is now available. Readings Henry James, The Ambassadors, (New York: Modern Library, 2011); Chapter 1, Book First, pp. 5-19; Chapter 2, Book Second, pp. 65-83; Chapter 2, Book … Continue reading

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Henry James seminar — Friday 28th November

Danielle Petherbridge, UCD, will be leading a seminar on Henry James for our Portraits of Integrity series, this Friday 2-5pm. More information here. Please do get in touch if you’d like to participate.

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Cultures of Integrity: c.1775 – c.1851. Call for Submissions

Edited collection on the culture of integrity We are seeking submissions for a proposed edited collection of essays that examines the meaning and uses of ‘integrity’ in British, American, and transatlantic societies in the period from the American Revolution to … Continue reading

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William Gladstone: Portraits of Integrity

Joe Hardwick’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting on William Gladstone. Readings Background Readings and Modern Commentary Perry Butler, Gladstone: Church, State and Tractarianism (Oxford, 1982), pp. 120-32. H. C. G. Matthew, Gladstone, 1809-1898 (Oxford, 1997), pp. 59-73. Primary … Continue reading

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Readings available for Tolstoy Working Group

The readings for the second meeting of the working group are now available here. Just click on the hyperlinks in the reading list.

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Integrity and trust

Thanks to Joe Hardwick for sending this unsavoury extract from Charles Grant, Observations on the State of Society among the Asiatic Subjects of Great Britain (1792, printed 1813). Integrity is glossed as ‘conscientious in the whole of his conduct’.

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Integrity and Activism podcasts coming soon…

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Integrity and Activism workshop on Monday. Special thanks to Northumbria University Histories of Activism Research Group and to all the speakers. We’ll have podcasts of the papers available for download early next week. … Continue reading

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