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Eric Schliesser on the work of historiographer and historian Ibn Khaldun (1332 – 1406).

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Date 19 March 2019
Time 15:00 - 16:30

Ibn Khaldun was a fourteenth-century historiographer and historian.

Prof Eric Schliesser, Political Theory

About Eric Schliesser

Dr E.S. Schliesser (1971) is professor of Political Science, with a focus on Political Theory, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Schliesser's research encompasses a variety of themes, ranging from economic statistics in classical Babylon, the history of the natural sciences and forgotten 18th-century feminists (both male and female) to political theory and the history of political theory and the assumptions used in mathematical economics. Schliesser's interest in the influence of Chicago school of economics has increasingly moved his research toward the study of the methodology and political role of economists as experts. 


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PhD Seminar on the work of Ibn Khaldun

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