Lauren Kopajtic

Lauren Kopajtic

PhD candidate
Lauren  Kopajtic

Research Interests: Early Modern Philosophy and History of Ethics

Dissertation Title: Sovereign Sentiments: Conceptions of Self-Control in David Hume, Adam Smith, and Jane Austen

My dissertation explores three sentimentalist conceptions of self-control and the government of the passions: David Hume’s conception of “strength of mind”; Adam Smith’s conception of “self-command”; and Jane Austen’s examination and interrogation of these conceptions.

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