Lecture: "Is Capitalism Moral?"


Location: Forum at Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Notre Dame’s Tocqueville Program welcomes back to campus ND alumnus James Otteson ’90, who will address the question, “Is Capitalism Moral?” Otteson is Professor of Economics and the Thomas W. Smith Presidential Chair of Business Ethics at Wake Forest University. A 1990 graduate of the University of Notre Dame (Program of Liberal Studies), Otteson is the author and editor of several books, including Adam Smith’s Marketplace of Life (Cambridge, 2002), Actual Ethics (Cambridge, 2006), and The End of Socialism (Cambridge, 2014).


Dr. Patrick Deneen, Notre Dame’s Potenziani Associate Professor of Constitutional Studies, will offer a response to Otteson’s lecture.


Free and open to the public. A complementary lunch will be served at noon.


Co-sponsored by the Program of Constitutional Studies.


For more information, contact Jen Smith or (574) 631-5351.


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