Past Public Lectures

Hayek Lecture Series: "Are Young People Being Fleeced?" Loren Lomasky, University of Virginia

Hayek Lecture Series: "Are Young People Being Fleeced?" Loren Lomasky, University of Virginia
Public Lecture
Monday, March 6, 2017
5:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

This public lecture is sponsored by the Center for the History of Political Economy, the program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economicsand the program in American Values and Institutions at Duke University.The series is supported by a grant from the Thomas W. Smith Foundation.

Capitalism: Competition, Conflict and Crisis, Anwar Shaikh, The New School for Social Research

Capitalism: Competition, Conflict and Crisis, Anwar Shaikh, The New School for Social Research
Public Lecture
Friday, November 18, 2016
3:30pm
Location: Social Sciences 136

Hayek Lecture Series: "How two incompatible sacred values are driving conflict and confusion in American universities", Jonathan Haidt, NYU

Hayek Lecture Series: "How two incompatible sacred values are driving conflict and confusion in American universities", Jonathan Haidt, NYU
Public Lecture
Thursday, October 6, 2016
3:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

This public lecture is sponsored by the Center for the History of Political Economy, the program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economicsand the program in American Values and Institutions at Duke University.The series is supported by a grant from the Thomas W. Smith Foundation.

Hayek Lecture Series: "Markets without Limits," Jason Brennan, Georgetown University

Hayek Lecture Series: "Markets without Limits," Jason Brennan, Georgetown University
Public Lecture
Monday, September 19, 2016
3:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 136

This public lecture is sponsored by the Center for the History of Political Economy, the program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economicsand the program in American Values and Institutions at Duke University.The series is supported by a grant from the Thomas W. Smith Foundation.

Hayek Lecture Series: Why hasn't economic progress lowered work hours more? Tyler Cowen, George Mason University

Hayek Lecture Series: Why hasn't economic progress lowered work hours more? Tyler Cowen, George Mason University
Public Lecture
Monday, March 21, 2016
6:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

Hayek Lecture Series:  Why hasn't economic progress lowered work hours more? Tyler Cowen, George Mason University

Hayek Lecture Series: "Exploitation and the Psychology of Moral Judgment," Matt Zwolinski, University of San Diego

Hayek Lecture Series: "Exploitation and the Psychology of Moral Judgment," Matt Zwolinski, University of San Diego
Public Lecture
Monday, February 22, 2016
6:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

Hayek Lecture Series: "The End of Socialism," James R. Otteson, Wake Forest University

Hayek Lecture Series: "The End of Socialism," James R. Otteson, Wake Forest University
Public Lecture
Thursday, November 12, 2015
3:00pm
Location: Westbrook Building room 0012

James Otteson is the executive director of the BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, the Thomas W. Smith Presidential Chair in Business Ethics, and Teaching Professor of Political Economy, at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is  also a Senior Scholar at the Fund for American Studies...

Hayek Lecture Series: "Moral Learning in the Open Society: The Theory and Practice of Natural Liberty," Jerry Gaus, University of Arizona

Hayek Lecture Series: "Moral Learning in the Open Society: The Theory and Practice of Natural Liberty," Jerry Gaus, University of Arizona
Public Lecture
Monday, October 19, 2015
3:00pm
Location: Westbrook Building room 0014

Gerald Gaus is the James E. Rogers Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona, where he directs the program in Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law. He is the author of a number of books, including The Order of Public Reason (2011), Justificatory Liberalism (1996) and Value and Justification (1990). His most recent book is The Tyranny of the Ideal, published by Princeton...

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Hayek Lecture Series: "Taming Leviathan," Pete Boettke, George Mason University

Hayek Lecture Series: "Taming Leviathan," Pete Boettke, George Mason University
Public Lecture
Monday, March 30, 2015
4:30pm
Location: Westbrook 0014

Hayek Lecture Series:  "Taming Leviathan"

Pete Boettke, George Mason University

Hayek Lecture Series: "The Real Invisible Hand: Hayek, Smith, and Emergent Order," Russ Roberts, Hoover Institution

Hayek Lecture Series: "The Real Invisible Hand: Hayek, Smith, and Emergent Order," Russ Roberts, Hoover Institution
Public Lecture
Monday, March 2, 2015
4:30pm
Location: Westbrook 0014

Russ Roberts, Standford University's Hoover Institution

 "The Real Invisible Hand:  Hayek, Smith, and Emergent Order"

Russ Roberts is the John and Jean De Nault Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.  He is the host of the award-winning podcast, EcoTalk, and the co-creator of the...

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