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15th Annual Summer Institute Program

Thursday, June 4

Check-in 4 - 7 p.m.

The Web in the Student Activities Complex
53 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173

Friday, June 5 - Monday, June 6 

The Web in the Student Activities Complex
53 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173

Tuesday, June 9

Check-out 8–11 a.m.

Keller Hall
43 Keller Rd.
Richmond, VA 23173


 

Friday, June 5 - Adam Smith

Session 1. 8:45-10 a.m.

Scott Scheall, Arizona State
Kinds of Scientific Rationalism: The Case for Methodological Liberalism
Video

Break 10-10:30 a.m.

Session 2. 10:30-11:45 a.m.

Jeff Young, St. Lawrence University
Utilitarian? Virtue Ethicist? Kantian? Locating Adam Smith as a Moral Philosopher
Video

LUNCH 11:45-1 p.m. Heilman Dining Center

Session 3. 1-2:15 p.m.
Chris Martin, Hillsdale College
Smithian Sympathy and the Market Order
Video

Break 2:15-2:30

Session 4. 2:30-3:45 p.m.

Şule Özler, University of California Los Angeles Economics Department
The New Center for Psychoanalysis and
Paul A. Gabrinetti, The C.G. Jung Institute, Los Angeles, Pacifica Graduate Institute
Markets and Morality in Adam Smith’s Works: Evolutionary Psychology and Adaptive Defenses Perspectives on Delayed Gratification and Trust
Video

Session 5. 3:45-5 p.m.

Rob Garnett, Texas Christian University
Against Benevolence: Adam Smith’s Economy of Care

WELCOME Reception and Dinner: 5:15-8:15 p.m. Westhampton Center Living Room

Saturday, June 6 - LSE Themes

Session 1. 8:45-10 a.m.

Eric Schliesser, Ghent University
The Separation of Economics from Virtue: A Historical-Conceptual Introduction
Video

Break 10-10:30 a.m.

Session 2. 10:30-11:45 a.m.

Andrew Farrant, Dickinson College
Trotsky and the ‘British Professor’: Market Socialism and Two Meetings in Mexico

LUNCH 11:45-1 p.m., Heilman Dining Center

Session 3. 1-2:15 p.m.

George DeMartino, University of Denver
Harming Irreparably: On Neoliberalism, Kaldor-Hicks, and the Paretian Guarantee
Video

Break 2:15-2:30 p.m.

Session 4. 2:30-3:45 p.m.

David Levy & Sandra Peart, George Mason University and The University of Richmond
Gordon Tullock and Karl Popper: Their Correspondence
Video

Session 5. 3:45-5 p.m.

Ali Khan, Johns Hopkins University
On the Methodology of Economics: Reflections of an LSE Undergraduate 1966–1969

Sunday, June 7 - Inference & Influence

Session 1. 8:45-10 a.m.

Maxine Montaigne, London School of Economics
Malthusian Ideas and Ideals in the British Media of the 1830s and 40s

Break 10-10:30 a.m.

Session 2. 10:30-11:45 a.m.

John Singleton, Duke University
Emulating Experiments
Video

LUNCH 11:45-1 p.m., Heilman Dining Center 

Session 3. 1-2:15 p.m.

David Coker, George Mason University
Rawls and Knight: Connections and Influence in A Theory of Justice
Video

Break 2:15-2:30 p.m.

Session 4. 2:30-3:45 p.m.

Paul Lewis, King’s College, University of London
Systems, Structural Properties, and Levels of Organisation: The Influence of Ludwig von Bertalanffy on the Work of F.A. Hayek
Video

Session 5. 3:45-5 p.m.

Gordon Brady, Senior Economist, U.S. Congress, Joint Economic Committee (retired)
Gordon Tullock's Work on Constitutions: The Years Prior to The Calculus

Monday, June 8 - Liberalisms

Session 1. 8:45-10 a.m.

Daniel Nientiedt and Ekkehard Köhler, Walter Eucken Institute
The Muthesius Controversy: A Tale of Two Liberalisms
Video

Break 10-10:30 a.m.

Session 2. 10:30-11:45 a.m.

Alberto Mingardi, Bruno Leoni Institute
Thomas Hodgskin and the Corn Law Agitation

LUNCH 11:45-1 p.m., Heilman Dining Center

Session 3. 1-2:15 p.m.

Gary Mongiovi, St John’s University
Franco Modigliani and the Socialist State
Video

Break 2:15-2:30 p.m.

Session 4. 2:30-3:45 p.m.

Leonidas Montes, Duke University and Alfonso Ibanez University
Friedman's Two Visits to Chile in Context
Video

Session 5. 3:45-5 p.m.

Edward McPhail, Dickinson College
Friedman, Pinochet, and Positive Economic Analysis

FAREWELL Reception and Dinner, 5:15-8:15, Quigg Room, Jepson Alumni Center

Meal Schedule


BREAKFAST
Full: Heilman Dining Center, 7-9:30 a.m.
Continental: The Web, 30 minutes prior to the program

LUNCH
Heilman Dining Center, times as listed on program

DINNER
Saturday and Sunday: Heilman Dining Center, 4-7 p.m.
Friday and Monday: times and locations as listed on program

THANK YOU


We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of individual donors, the Earhart Foundation and the Adam Smith Program.