Due to the Scholar’s Strike in the USA, the book launch event for Schabas and Wennerlind's A Philosopher’s Economist: Hume and the Rise of Capitalism scheduled for Tuesday September 8th, Noon CST, has been postponed for exactly one week. It will be held on September 15th, same time. It may also be necessary to re-register. If you already have registered, EventBrite will send you the link.
A Philosopher’s Economist
HUME AND THE RISE OF CAPITALISM
Hume’s imprint on modern economics is profound and far reaching, whether through his close friend Adam Smith or later admirers such as John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek. Schabas and Wennerlind’s book compels us to reconsider the centrality and legacy of Hume’s economic thought—for both his time and ours—and thus serves as an important springboard for reflections on the philosophical underpinnings of economics. Close