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Tired of Capitalism? How About Something Better?

Tired of Capitalism? How About Something Better?
15 Devonshire Place, room 200
Time: May 16th, 2:00 pm End: May 16th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Women/Gender, United States Studies, Sociology (FAS), Sexual Diversity, Political Science, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Marxist, Information, Faculty of, Ethics, Critical Theory, 2000-, 1950-2000
Lecture by David Schweickart, Philosophy, Loyola University

The Centre for Ethics is pleased to present
David Schweickart, Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago
Tired of Capitalism? How about Something Better?

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Room 200, Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place
Professor Schweickart is a leading theorist of what has come to be called "Economic Democracy," an alternative to capitalism, a form of market socialism featuring workplace democracy and social control of investment. His books on this subject include Against Capitalism (Cambridge University Press, 1993), which has been translated into Spanish and into Chinese, and After Capitalism (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002), a Chinese translation of which appeared in 2005.
Professor Schweickart's primary research interests are Marxism and various questions at the intersection of philosophy and economics. He also has major interests in feminist theory, existentialism, critical theory and philosophical issues regarding race.
The event is free & open to the public.
Centre for Ethics
University of Toronto
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Toronto, Ontario  M5S 1H8
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