Educating on Capital and Liberty


This colloquium explored the nature and relationship of all forms of capital as they relate to ethics, the university, corporate flourishing, and liberty in a free society.


Conference Readings

Becker, Gary. The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. Edited by David R. Henderson. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2007.

Becker, Gary . “Human Capital.” The Journal of Political Economy 101, no. 3 (2007): 460-643.

Becker, Gary S. Human Capital: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, with Special Reference to Education. Chicago: University Press, 2007.

Berger, Peter L. and Huntington, Samuel. Many Globalizations: Cultural Diversity in the Contemporary World. Oxford: University Press, 2003.

Drucker, Peter F.. The Essential Drucker. New York: Harper Collins, 2001.

Fogel, Robert. The Fourth Great Awakening and the Future of Egalitarianism: The Political Realignment of the 1990s and the fate of Egalitarianism. Chicago: University Press, 2000.

Hayek, F.A.. The Works of F.A. Hayek, vol. 12. Chicago: University Press, 2007.

Malloch, Theodore. Spiritual Enterprise: Doing Virtuous Business. New York: Encounter Books, 2008.

Malloch, Theodore and Massey, Scott. Renewing American Culture: The Pursuit of Happiness. Beverly, MA: M & M Scrivener Press, 2006.

Porter, Michael E.. The Competitive Advantage of Nations. Free Press: Indianapolis, 1998.

Putnam, Robert. Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Smith, Adam. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1981.

Tocqueville, Alexis de. Democracy in America. Edited by Heffner, Richard. New York: Signet Classics, 2010.

Weber, Max. The Protestant Ethic and the "Spirit" of Capitalism and Other Writings. Edited by Peter Baehr and Gordon C. Wells. New York: Penguin Books, 2002.