NOUS Spotlight: Giandomenica Becchio: Classical liberalism and gender issues in political economy

NOUS Spotlight is an ongoing series of brief, focused Zoom meetings for scholarly discussion. This month, Giandomenico Becchio (University of Turin, Italy) will present her work on “Classical liberalism and gender issues in political economy”, moderated by Niclas Berggren (University of Economics, Prague, Czechia). Interested? Register by mail to nous.spotlight@gmail.com to obtain the Zoom Read more…

Stefan Kolev/ Patricia Commun: Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966) – A Liberal Political Economist and Conservative Philosopher

This volume provides a comprehensive account of Wilhelm Röpke as a liberal political economist and social philosopher. Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966) was a key protagonist of transatlantic neoliberalism, a prominent public intellectual and a gifted international networker. As an original thinker, he always positioned himself at the interface between political economy Read more…

Daniel B. Klein: On Jordan Peterson, Postmodernism, and PoMo-Bashing

Jordan Peterson says that postmodernists say no interpretation is better than another. Hmm. I would no sooner identify Peterson’s adversaries as those who have been misled by “postmodernism” than I would identify them as misled by “sustainability,” “diversity,” “multiculturalism,” or “intersectionality.” Such fare is mainly symptomatic. “Postmodern” invocations are often Read more…