CANCELED: Koch Series in Political Economy to Host Speaker
NOTE: This event has been canceled due to weather.
The Koch Series in Political Economy at St. Lawrence University will host American philosopher and political economist James R. Otteson, who will deliver his talk, “Honorable Business,” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Hepburn Auditorium, room 218. The event is free and open to the public.
Otteson is the Thomas W. Smith Presidential Chair in Business Ethics, Professor of Economics, and Executive Director of the Eudaimonia Institute at Wake Forest University. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He specializes in political economy, political philosophy, business ethics, and the history of economic thought. He is the author of Adam Smith's Marketplace of Life (Cambridge, 2002), Actual Ethics (Cambridge, 2006), and The End of Socialism (Cambridge, 2014). His most recent books are The Essential Adam Smith (Fraser Institute, 2018) and Honorable Business: A Framework for Business in a Just and Humane Society (Oxford University Press, 2019).
The Koch Series in Political Economy at St. Lawrence University is funded by the Charles Koch Foundation.
For more information, contact the Department of Economics at 315-229-5214.