Vallier is an associate professor of philosophy at Bowling Green State University, where he also directs the Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law program. “In Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, what you’re essentially doing is applying the formal and empirical methods of the social sciences to make advances in value theory,” Vallier explains.
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Experimenting with an innovative format, IHS invited an interdisciplinary group of senior and junior scholars to examine current literature on the impact of regulation in a three-session discussion colloquium.
The colloquium featured the work of a core group of scholars each of whom had, independently of the others, raised important questions related to the funding of science.
“Majority rule is not our fundamental value,” George Will told IHS President Emily Chamlee-Wright. An …
As the clouds of illiberalism thicken overhead, the future of liberalism becomes much harder to …
It has become almost commonplace to observe that Americans have been witnessing a rise in populism and new tensions between American conservatism and American liberalism. But what was the nature of the relationship between conservatism and liberalism in America prior to these recent developments?
As a graduate student, the interdisciplinary exploration of ideas at an IHS summer seminar reimagined classical liberalism in ways that were hard to ignore, says Abigail R. Hall, an associate professor of economics at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky.
Whereas many historians look at the eighteenth century as the beginning of the American Revolution, Barth inspects the seventeenth century as “it laid the groundwork for the entire American experiment; and it included extremely intense episodes of political conflict.” In other words, the early monetary story of America centers around the political forces that foreshadowed American Independence.
Dr. Mooney sat down with IHS to discuss the seven conversations collected in her book and what they reveal about learning, the moral responsibilities of educators, and the purpose of liberal arts.
IHS partnered with the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State at George Mason University to convene an online discussion colloquium aimed at discovering those lessons and applying them to current debates about American politics and the administrative state.