The Roots of Progress

What should I ask Deirdre McCloskey? Thursday 10am Pacific

What should I ask Deirdre McCloskey, author of the Bourgeois Era trilogy? I interview her on Thursday for “The Torch of Progress”, the speaker series of Progress Studies For Young Scholars.

Deirdre N. McCloskey has been since 2000 UIC Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Trained at Harvard as an economist, she has written twenty books and edited seven more, and has published some four hundred articles on economic theory, economic history, philosophy, rhetoric, feminism, ethics, and law. She taught for twelve years in Economics at the University of Chicago, and describes herself now as a “postmodern free-market quantitative Episcopalian feminist Aristotelian.”

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