Posts Tagged ‘video’

The Vanishing Entrepreneur

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Professor Donna Matias of the University of San Diego School of Law describes some of the regulatory obstacles that entrepreneurs — especially those with low income —face:

DeviantART: An Innovative Social Network for Artists

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Check out Entrepreneur Magazine‘s fascinating profile of Angelo Sotira, co-founder and CEO of DeviantART, a popular social network (over 14 million members) for visual artists of all kinds. Sotira and his colleagues created an innovative architecture to support online creative communities years before Facebook and MySpace, with features that those more famous social networks later appropriated. The article covers Sotira’s career, DeviantART’s history, its plans for the future, and also features a short video about Sotira and DeviantART.

Read it here.

The Future of Capitalism Series on Big Think

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Last week, Big Think started a ten day series on the future of capitalism. Through articles and videos, the series examines the impact on capitalism of technologies such as 3D printing, virtual products and currencies, data analysis, and the relationship between governments and markets. Also featured is an interview with John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods and co-founder of Conscious Capitalism with recent CEE guest speaker Michael Strong.

Interview with Michael Strong and Magatte Wade

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Michael Strong and Magatte Wade, CEE’s final Fall 2010 Guest Speakers, discuss with Dr. Stephen Hicks the social and lifestyle benefits of entrepreneurship, as well as what type of society best promotes entrepreneurship. Mr. Strong and Ms. Wade gave talks in conjunction with Dr. Hicks’s Business and Economic Ethics class.

Watch Part I

Watch Part II

October 2010 Issue of Kaizen

Monday, October 11th, 2010

In our latest issue of Kaizen we feature an interview with Mary Mazzio, award-winning documentary filmmaker, Olympic rower, and former law firm partner with Brown Rudnick.

Also featured in Kaizen are student essay contest winners Rebecca Logan, Jaime Binning, and Joshua Branch, and guest speaker Douglas B. Rasmussen.

A PDF version of Kaizen is available here. We will soon post separately the full interview with Ms. Mazzio.

If you would like to receive a complimentary issue of the print version of Kaizen, please email your name and postal address to CEE [at] Rockford.edu.

Guest Speaker Timothy Sandefur’s New Book

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Fall 2009 Guest Speaker Timothy Sandefur’s new book, The Right to Earn a Living: Economic Freedom and the Law, was recently published by the Cato Institute. From the description: “America’s founders thought the right to earn a living was so basic and obvious that it didn’t need to be mentioned in the Bill of Rights. The Right to Earn a Living charts the history of this fundamental human right, from the constitutional system that was designed to protect it by limiting government’s powers, to the Civil War Amendments that expanded protection to all Americans, regardless of race.”

The Right to Earn a Living on Amazon.

Watch our short video interview with Mr. Sandefur.

Douglas Rasmussen on “Natural Goodness”

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Dr. Douglas Rasmussen, our final guest speaker of Spring 2010, gave two lectures at Rockford University recently. Dr. Rasmussen is professor of philosophy at St. John’s University in New York and is coauthor (with Douglas J. Den Uyl) of Norms of Liberty: A Perfectionist Basis for Non-Perfectionist Politics (2005). Here, Dr. Stephen Hicks interviews Dr. Rasmussen about his talk on Philippa Foot’s book Natural Goodness, given to Professor Klein’s Ethical Theory class:

Jeffrey Orduno on Property Rights and the Law

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Jeffrey Orduno, Rockford University alum and associate at McGreevy Williams, gave a CEE-sponsored talk last week at Rockford University. Here is Stephen Hicks’s interview with him on property rights and the law:

William Kline on David Hume and Ethics

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Dr. Kline, Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies at the University of Illinois, Springfield, gave two CEE-sponsored talks this month at Rockford University. Here is Stephen Hicks’s interview with him on Scottish Enlightenment philosopher David Hume:

Performance-Enhancing Technology and Sports Ethics

Friday, February 5th, 2010

An article in The Sacramento Bee explores the line between ethical and unethical uses of performance-enhancing technology in sports, focusing on the recent controversy over pro golfer Phil Mickelson’s wedge choice at Torrey Pines. The article features a quote from CEE Professor Shawn Klein on the issue.

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Read the article here.

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And, watch Professor Klein talk about his popular Sports Ethics course in the video below: