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Edmund Burke on Commerce, Virtue, and Civilization

  • Elm Institute Library 31 Whitney Avenue New Haven, CT, 06510 United States (map)

Gregory Collins will discuss Edmund Burke’s political economy and his understanding of the relation between commerce and virtue. Can Burke’s insights shed light on contemporary debates surrounding the relationship between capitalism and community?

Lunch will be provided. Those wishing to attend should RSVP to Patrick Hough.

Gregory Collins is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science, Yale University.

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