Lecture "Adam Smith on Justice and Social Justice"

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Graves Hall, Winants Auditorium
263 College Avenue, Holland, MI 49423-3646

Dr. James Otteson, a philosopher by training (Ph.D., University of Chicago), is a professor of business ethics and political economy at of Wake Forest University. He has written books including What Adam Smith Knew and Adam Smith's Marketplace of Life. While Smith is perhaps most recognizable as the father of modern economics, he was formally trained in moral philosophy and, consequently, most interested in "the wealth of nations" for the role wealth plays in human flourishing and justice. This lecture is free and open to the public.

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Academics, Social Sciences Division, Economics and Business


 The final lecture of this year's series cosponsored by Markets & Morality and the Department of Economics and Business is this Thursday at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium, Graves Hall.

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