The Market Giveth; The Market Taketh Away: Blessed Be the Name of the Market?

From Cicero to Mitch McConnell, via Adam Smith

The Network invites you to a conversation between Glory M. Liu (Harvard), Jacob Soll (USC), and Brad DeLong (Berkeley) about the intellectual origins of market society and how the Scottish philosopher Adam Smith became an icon of American capitalism.

The discussion builds on Dr. Liu’s new book Adam Smith’s America: How a Scottish Philosopher Became an Icon of American Capitalism as well as Dr. Soll’s previous work Free Market: The History of an Idea and Dr. DeLong’s recent book Slouching Towards Utopia: The Economic History of the 20th Century.

This event is cosponsored by The Blum Center for Developing Economies.

This discussion between these three experts on the intellectual origins of modern market society originally took place on January 13, 2023. The event was moderated by Konrad Posch, Graduate Coordinator for the Network.

Cover of Slouching Towards Utopia
Cover of Adam Smith's America
Cover of Free Market

Location: Virtually through Zoom (RSVP required)

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