Executive Director of the Eudaimonia Institute at Wake Forest University, Dr. James Otteson, will speak about “honorable business” at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 21 in Winants Hall, Graves Auditorium. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Dr. Otteson, a philosopher by training and scholar of the life’s work of Adam Smith, holds the Thomas W. Smith Presidential Chair in Business Ethics , Professor of Economics, and Executive Director of the  at Wake Forest University. He has authored numerous books including The Essential Adam Smith, Honorable Business: A Framework for Business in a Just and Humane Society, and What Adam Smith Knew: Moral Lessons on Capitalism from Its Greatest Champions and Fiercest Opponents. He previously spoke at Hope College during the spring of 2016 on the topic of “Adam Smith on Justice and Social Justice.”

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