British political theorist and author Alan Ryan from the department of politics at Princeton University lectured on “Pragmatism and Patriotism, from Randolph Bourne to Richard Rorty.”  Professor Ryan’s Property and Political Theory was published by Blackwell in 1987, and his John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism appeared in 1995.  A frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and The London Review of Books, Professor Ryan was warden of New College, Oxford, from 1996 until 2009.