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Leo Tolstoy: Portraits of Integrity

Charlotte Alston’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting on Leo Tolstoy. Readings Leo Tolstoy, What Then Must We Do? (London: Oxford University Press, 1934) Introduction by Jane Addams, pp. vii-xiii, and chapter 38, pp. 304-328 Leo Tolstoy, The Kingdom … Continue reading

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The danger of being ridden by a type: Reflections on integrity and depravity

The following paper was presented at Saints and Madmen: Integrity at its Limits, at the Einstein Forum in June 2014. Abstract The rhetoric of integration appeals to an all-encompassing spirit of reconciliation and unity. Yet the theory of integrity has … Continue reading

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Truth, Integrity and Democratic Politics

The following paper was presented at Saints and Madmen: Integrity at its Limits, at the Einstein Forum in June 2014.

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Rejecting Integrity, Choosing Humanity

The following paper was presented at Saints and Madmen: Integrity at its Limits, at the Einstein Forum in June 2014.  Additionally, listen to the post-paper at the end of this post. Abstract Integrity maintains the connotation of being untouched. Two … Continue reading

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Keeping One’s Bearings in a World Gone Mad

The following paper was presented at Saints and Madmen: Integrity at its Limits, at the Einstein Forum in June 2014. Transcript below. Additionally, listen to the post-paper discussion.

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Leveson & Press Integrity: What have we learned?

<Listen here> In May 2013 the Integrity Project hosted a public discussion at the University of York to look at the ethical and political issues raised by the Leveson Inquiry and debate what we have learned. Professor Sue Mendus, from … Continue reading

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Integrity, Institutions and the Transatlantic Age of Reform

The following text was used to introduce a panel on ‘Integrity and the Reform of Public Life in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic World’  at the ‘Integrity Lost; Integrity Gained: Social Conditions and Institutional Pressures’ conference, April 2014.

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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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Hannah Arendt: Portraits of Integrity

Alex Beaumont’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting on Hannah Arendt. . Readings ‘Truth and Politics’ from Between Past and Future. Reprinted in Peter Baehr (ed.) Penguin Portable Hannah Arendt (Penguin) ‘The Answer of Socrates’ from The Life of … Continue reading

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Plato: Portraits of Integrity

Amber Carpenter’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting on Plato.   Readings Plato, Apology Plato, Gorgias (Polus):  464b-481b [pg numbers in right margin in square brackets] Plato, Gorgias (Callicles): 481b-523a [pg numbers in right margin in square brackets] Plato, … Continue reading

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