On 21 April 2008, ECLA was visited by His Excellency Theodor Paleologu, ambassador of Romania to the Kingdom of Denmark and the Republic of Iceland. Paleologu presented a guest lecture on Rousseau’s Discourse on Inequality, situating Rousseau’s ideas in their historical context and reconstructing Rousseau’s conception of the origins of political society and the moral
On Monday, April 24, Professor Heinrich Meier presented his lecture: ‘Les Rêveries du Promeneur Solitaire – Rousseau on the Philosophical Way of Life.’ Professor Meier is professor of Philosophy at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He is also director of the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung. In 2005 he was awarded the Leibniz-Medaille der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.