FOR RELEASE: September 27, 2013
CONTACT: Gregory Shook, 410-626-2539
William Peirce, Case Western Reserve University professor emeritus of economics, will give a lecture titled “Can Taxes Be Fair? Should They Be?” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
Peirce received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard and his doctorate degree from Princeton University. He taught economics at Case Western Reserve University from 1966 to 2001 and was the Libertarian candidate for governor of Ohio in 2006.
Upcoming Friday Night Lectures:
October 18 “In the Wilderness: Moses as Founder and Lawgiver,” by Ronna Burger, professor, Department of Philosophy, Tulane University
October 25 “Aristotle on Friendship and Teaching Philosophy,” by Daniel P. Maher, professor, Department of Philosophy, Assumption College
November 15 “Emancipation Proclamation,” by George Russell, St. John’s College tutor
November 22 “Augustine,” by Michael Brogan, St. John’s College tutor
"I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law."