5 JAN 2018 • LECTURE
Flaunting It: The Logic of “Conspicuous Consumption” in Veblen’s The Theory of the Leisure Class

On Friday, 5 January 2018 12:15–1:15 pm, I will be giving the Basic Program First Friday Lecture at the Chicago Cultural Center (Michigan Avenue between Randolph and Washington Streets). My topic will be:

Flaunting It:
The Logic of “Conspicuous Consumption” in
Veblen’s The Theory of the Leisure Class

The lecture is free and open to the public.
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1 SEP 2017 • LECTURE
The Content of Our Character: Lessons from Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume One

On Friday, 1 September  2017 12:15–1:15 pm, I will be giving the Basic Program First Friday Lecture at the Chicago Cultural Center (Michigan Avenue between Randolph and Washington Streets). My topic will be:

The Content of Our Character:
Lessons from Gibbon’s
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Volume One

The lecture is free and open to the public.
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