Lynne Kiesling Over the weekend Mike praised the Institute for Humane Studies teaching workshop he attended last summer. I’ll add to that an IHS recommendation for students: attend as many IHS summer seminars as you can while you’re a student! More than ten week-long seminars sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies apply classical liberal … More Students: apply now for IHS summer seminars!
Lynne Kiesling While we’re at Learn Liberty, and in light of today’s Congressional Republican federal government budget proposal, here’s economist Antony Davies on the implications of our government’s indebtedness. When we covered this in my intro macro class this winter, it was sobering for my 18-20-year old students to realize that they are the people … More Antony Davies’ sobering federal debt summary
Lynne Kiesling Got two spare minutes and want to spend it enriching yourself? Then watch this great Learn Liberty video from Aeon Skoble. Aeon’s a philosopher who also reads a lot of economics, so he’s in a distinctive position to make this important point — both economists and philosophers use the word “value”, but we … More Economists and philosophers on value