The Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship is proud to announce its guest speakers for the Fall semester:
September 19th—Dr. David Schweickart
September 26th—Dr. David Kelley
October 31st—Dr. Alexei Marcoux
Each speaker has a different expertise and opinion about Capitalism’s strengths and weaknesses.
Dr. Schweickart is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. He will be speaking on “Marx’s Democratic Critique of Capitalism and Its Implications for a Democratic Socialism.” Dr. Schweickart holds Ph.D. degrees in both mathematics and philosophy. He is the author of Against Capitalism (Cambridge University Press, 1993) and After Capitalism (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002).
Dr. David Kelley (Ph.D., Princeton University) is a former professor of philosophy at Vassar College and is currently Senior Fellow at the Atlas Society in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kelley will be speaking on Ayn Rand’s moral defense of capitalism. Dr. Kelley is the author of The Evidence of the Senses, The Art of Reasoning, and The Contested Legacy of Ayn Rand.
Dr. Alexei Marcoux (Ph.D., Bowling Green State University) is Associate Professor of Business Ethics at Loyola University Chicago and a policy advisor for the Heartland Institute. He will be speaking on the social philosophy of Friedrich A. Hayek, the 1974 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.
Each talk will be held in Scarborough 4 at 6 PM, in connection with Professors Hicks and Rezazadeh’s Capitalism in the Modern World course.
We are hoping for a lively and controversial semester, and we welcome you to join us for any of the talks you are interested in.
In the meantime, please contact us at if you have any questions or would like more information.