Invisible Hand Seminar, Fall 2019

The Curious Origins of the Scottish Enlightenment

Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 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 - 6:00 pm, Buchanan Hall D180


FALL 2019:

Cosponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies.


Saturday Sept. 7: Graham McAleer, Loyola University, Maryland: Lord Kames’s Moral Theory in Relation to Adam Smith


Saturday Sept. 28: Jacob Sider Jost, Dickinson College: Olaudah Equiano and Adam Smith, or, What's Interesting about the Interesting Narrative?


Saturday Oct. 19: Barrett Turner, Mount St. Mary’s University: On Justice, Can Aquinas and Smith Be Assimilated to One Another?


Saturday Nov. 9: John Nye, George Mason University: The Real Story of British and French Free Trade


Saturday Nov. 16: Paul Mueller, The King’s College:  The Curious Origins of the Scottish Enlightenment