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Benjamin Franklin, Time and the Clockwork of the American Constitution

Dan Kryder will explore Franklin's role in the framing of the Constitution with a particular focus on how "the divine science of politics"


Benjamin Franklin - the polymath who invented his own clock in the 1750s - joined with the other Framers to organize American politics through numerous notions of time.  Dan Kryder will explore Franklin's role in the framing of the Constitution with a particular focus on how "the divine science of politics" used time as a balancing mechanism in the complex Newtonian clockwork of institutional competition and collaboration embedded in the Constitution.


Speaker(s):

Dan Kryder | talks

 

Date and Time:

1 June 2017 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

Benjamin Franklin House
36 Craven Street
London
London
WC2N 5NF
0207 839 2006
http://info@benjaminfranklinhouse.org

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Tickets:

£8/£5.50

Available from:

Email: info@benjaminfranklinhouse.org

Additional Information:

website: www.BenjaminFranklinHouse.org

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