Invisible Hand Seminar

The Liberal Vision of Benjamin Constant

Saturday, April 27, 2019 3:30 PM to 5:10 PM
Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), D180

Led and organized by Daniel Klein (

This seminar serves the Adam Smith program community, and gives a forum for graduate students to develop and present their work. Contact me to receive the paper.

It is OK to attend without having read the paper.

We go to dinner afterward.

Select Saturdays 4:00 - 5:45, Buchanan Hall D180


SPRING 2019:

Funding provided in part by the Institute for Humane Studies.


Saturday, April 27:

Helena Rosenblatt, Professor of History, City University of New York:

(Related to: The Lost History of Liberalism: From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century (Princeton UP, 2018).Link to Amazon page)

Reading: Constant, The Liberty of Ancients Compared with That of the Moderns (1819)