Philosophy Symposium: Justice and the Free Market
Monday, February 18, 2013 to Thursday, February 21, 2013
All events are free and open to the public. View the poster
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 AT 7:00 P.M.
MOVIE: THE FOUNTAINHEAD
Alumni Student Center, Conference Room A & B
Based on the groundbreaking novel by Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead centers around the architect and college drop-out Howard Roark as he fights the constraints and opinions of the public with uncompromising individualism. Come experience the philosophical ideals that formed the modern right.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 AT 7:00 P.M.
MOVIE: THE MOTORCYCLE DIARYAlumni Student Center, Conference Room A & B
Follow the legendary revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara on a journey he took as a young medical school student in 1952. His experiences during this trip shaped his political thinking and come to define his political and social ideology.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 AT 10:00 A.M.
JUSTICE AND THE FREE MARKET CHAPEL
Chapel of Abiding Presence
Dr. Stuart Dorsey will speak in chapel about the topic of Justice and the Free Market.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 AT 7:00 P.M.
PHILOSOPHY CLUB SOCIALAlumni Student Center, Conference Room A & B
Mingle and engage in philosophical discussion about the topic of Justice and the Free Market while enjoying pizza.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT 2:30 P.M.
FEATURED SPEAKER: MARIA PAGANELLI*
Dunne Conference Center, Tschoepe Hall
Dr. Maria Paganelli comes to us from Trinity University in San Antonio where she is currently an Assistant Professor in Economics. Her research interests include Adam Smith, David Hume, monetary theory and the Scottish Enlightenment. She has published in History of Political Economy (HOPE), The Journal of the History of Economic Thought (JHET), and History of Economic Ideas (HEI). The European Society for the History of Economic Thought awarded her HOPE 2008 “The Adam Smith Problem in Reverse: Self-Interest in Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations and Theory of Moral Sentiments” the prize of Best Article of the Year (2009). Maria Paganelli received her Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University. Maria Paganelli’s presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT 7:00 P.M.
FEATURED SPEAKER: THOMAS POGGE*
Currently serving as the Director of the Global Justice Program and the Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University, Thomas Pogge is best known for his book, World Poverty and Human Rights and as co-author of The Health Impact Fund. He has presented and taught internationally, including a presentation at the TEDxCanberra Conference in 2011. Thomas Pogge is originally from Germany and received his PhD from Harvard University under the supervision of John Rawls. Thomas Pogge’s presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.