Host: Mercatus Center. Deirdre McCloskey is a Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prof. McCloskey, basing her talk on her upcoming book The Treason of the Clerisy: How Capitalism was Demoralized in the Age of Romance, will discuss the changing attitudes towards capitalism of mid-19th century intellectuals.
Official Website: http://www.mercatus.org/EventDetails.aspx?id=24990
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