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Saturday, July 22 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, Tom Palmer, George Gilder, Jim Powell, Steven Kates; Steven Watts (mod) - The Lessons of History

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Steven Watts

Professor and Author, University of Missouri
Steven Watts specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of the United States. He has published articles and essays in American Quarterly, Journal of American History, Journal of the Early Republic, and American Studies. The Republic Reborn won the annual book prize from the National Historical Society and was runner-up for the best book award from the American Studies Association. His work on Walt Disney for his book The Magic Kingdom led to appearances on a CBS/Time Magazine... Read More →

Speakers
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George Gilder

Co-founder, Discovery Institute
George Gilder is an American investor, writer, economist, techno-utopian advocate, Republican Party activist, and co-founder of the Discovery Institute. His 1981 international bestseller Wealth and Poverty advanced a practical and moral case for supply-side economics and capitalism during the early months of... Read More →
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Steven Kates

Professor, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Steven Kates is Associate Professor of Economics at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne. He is an economist who, from the perspective of others, seems to specialise in the history of economics, but from his own perspective has been doing the work of an economist trying to explain the operation of a market economy based on the logic found within John Stuart... Read More →
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Deirdre Nansen McCloskey

Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago
Author of seventeen books and editor of eight others, and having written over four hundred scholarly articles, Deirdre McCloskey is well known internationally in economics, economic history, rhetorical theory, philosophy of science, statistical theory, gender studies, and other fields... Read More →
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Tom Palmer

Executive Vice President for International Programs, The Atlas Network
Tom G. Palmer is the executive vice president for International Programs at the Atlas Network, where he is responsible for establishing operating programs in 14 languages and managing programs for a worldwide network of think tanks. He is also a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and director of Cato University. He lectures throughout the world on political science, public choice, civil society, and the moral, legal, and historical foundations of individual rights. He has published reviews and articles in scholarly journals such as... Read More →
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Jim Powell

Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jim Powell is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute. He has also conducted work for the Manhattan Institute, the Institute for Humane Studies, Citizens for a Sound Economy, the National Right to Work Committee and Americans for Free Choice in Medicine. Powell is a prodigious author on the history of liberty. Three of his books report findings about... Read More →


Saturday July 22, 2017 10:30am - 11:20am
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