Dear Professor McCloskey, I met you briefly at the EHA Meetings at Rutgers when I was the secretary of Professor Tom Weiss at KU. I was so impressed by you since I saw and when I listened to your speech I was astounded with the strength, the wisdom and the conviction you convey. You told (more…)
Dear Deirdre McCloskey, First of all I’d like to say what a brilliant website you have…one can even post a comment and have a reply (if one is lucky). I heard about you from the Beyond Belief meeting almost a year ago. I watched the lectures on the Internet. Being an atheist this whole thing (more…)
I just watched online the recording of your Beyond Belief talk, in which you were cautious not to explain what sparked innovation in 18th c. England except to argue that it was ideological. I was surprised at your restraint, because it seems like you had the makings of a nice just-so story there on the (more…)
As introduction to viewing a copy of the lecture at the Mercatus Center on Bourgeois Dignity, The Student Network for Human Security say, “So many times we have heard that human security is about dignity, but what is that? Economic historian Deirdre McCloskey has an idea that is worth considering. Enjoy.” Posted 23 Feb. 2011. (more…)
Sam Levison raves about Deirdre’s lecture in in Brown University’s online newspaper. See his entry in the Daily Blog Herald, 1 November 2011.
See “Economist Deirdre McCloskey to visit Pomona College, by Sneha Abraham, Pomona College News, October 11, 2011. An assignment on Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World leads to an appearance by the author. Note: see for particulars on Prof. McCloskey’s appearances our Public Relations page.
Pictures from a Press Conference » Aldo Rustichini and the grand Salamanca lecture hall “Riflessioni su economia e materie umanistiche“(Reflections on economics and the humanities), Noise from Amerika, 11 October 2011. For our Italian readers, Andrea Moro writes about a vigorous discussion between Deirdre and Aldo Rustichini in Salamanca.
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