Prof. Daniel Hausman, a prominent US philosopher on topics at the intersection of philosophy and economics, will give a talk at KCL for the PPE programme:
“The Link Between Positive and Normative Economics”
Monday Feb 26th
Bush House, North-East wing, Room 9.03
The talk is open to all students (undergraduates very welcome) and staff. Attendance is free, no registration required. For more information contact Roberto Fumagalli.
“Most of his research has focused on methodological, metaphysical, and ethical issues at the boundaries between economics and philosophy, and in collaboration with Michael McPherson, he founded the journal Economics and Philosophy and edited it for its first ten years. He is also the editor of The Philosophy of Economics: An Anthology (3rd edition 2007). His most important books are Capital, Profits, and Prices: An Essay in the Philosophy of Economics (1981), The Inexact and Separate Science of Economics (1992), Economic Analysis and Moral Philosophy (co-authored with Michael McPherson in 1996), Causal Asymmetries (1998), Economic Analysis, Moral Philosophy, and Public Policy (co-authored with Michael McPherson in 2006), and Preference, Value, Choice and Welfare(2011). His most recent book is Valuing Health: Well-Being, Freedom, and Suffering (2015).”