Workshop in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

 

Workshop sessions will be in 318 Enterprise Hall from 2:00-3:30pm unless otherwise noted

DATE

PRESENTER

TOPIC

Thursday, August 30

The Mason Inn at GMU

Fairfax

 

Peter Boettke

Economics

George Mason University

 

Peter Leeson

Economics

George Mason University

 

Tony Carilli

Economics

Hampden-Sydeny College

 

Alex Tabarrok

Economics

George Mason University

 

Book Discussion: Living Economics

Thursday, September 6

 

Eric Mack

Philosophy

Tulane University

 

The natural right of property

Thursday, September 13

 

Ilya Somin

Law

George Mason University School of Law

 

Democracy and political ignorance

Thursday, September 20

 

Dan D'Amico

Economics

Loyola University of New Orleans

 

Counter revolutions of criminological science

Thursday, September 27

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

Wednesday, October 3

1:00-2:30pm

 

Gerd Gigerenzer

Psychology

Max Planck Institute for Human Development

 

 

Heuristic Decision Making 

 

Supplemental reading:

 

Homo Heuristicus: Why Biased Minds MakeBetter Inferences

 

Thursday, October 11

 

Paul Zak

Economics

Claremont Graduate School

 

Book talk:


The Moral Molecule

Thursday, October 18

 

Rob Axtell

Computational Social Science

George Mason University

 

Many-agent firms and endogenous labor dynamics

Thursday, October 25

 

Loren Lomasky

Philosophy

University of Virginia

 

Everything Old is New Again: The Death and Rebirth of Classical Liberal Philosophy

Thursday, November 1

 

Matt Mitchell

Economics

Mercatus Center

 

The pathology of privilege: The economic consequences of government favoritism

Thursday, November 8

Diana Thomas

Economics

Utah State University

Alcohol prohibition in the beehive

Thursday, November 29

 

Bas Van Der Vossen

Philosophy

University of North Carolina Greensboro

 

The Kantian Case for Classical Liberalism

Thursday, December 6

 

Mario Rizzo

Economics

New York University

 

Austrian Economics Meets Behavioral Economics: The Problem of Rationality