On Friday and Saturday, 30 November and 1 December 2012, the Philosophy Department of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) will host a workshop entitled "Meet the Author: Christopher Brooke's Philosophic Pride". This interdisciplinary workshop is of interest for philosophers and historians working on the 17th and 18th centuries. It is coorganised by the Universities of Berne (Department of General and Historical Educational Science), Lausanne (Department of Philosophy), and Fribourg (Department of Philosophy). The workshop centers on themes from Christopher Brooke's Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau (Princeton 2012), with quite some interest in Rousseau. Organising Committee: lic.-phil. Lukas Boser (Berne), Dr. Christian Maurer (Fribourg), Prof. Dr. Fritz Osterwalder (Berne), Prof. Dr. Simone Zurbuchen (Lausanne). The workshop language is English. Participation is free, but please register by 23 November. For registration, further information and a detailed program please contact the coordinator in Fribourg: christian.maurer(at)unifr.ch; or visit the conference website.