CEQLS Lecture: David Schmidtz: Tragedy of Commons. On Ecology and Economics [15.03.2012,
Conservative Institute of M. R. Štefánik
organized on March 12, 2012 in Bratislava and on March 13, 2012 in Žilina another lecture within
Conservative Economic Quarterly Lecture Series /CEQLS/:
Tragedy of Commons
On Ecology and Economics
Lecture given by:
David Schmidtz, Professor of Philosophy, joint Professor of Economics, and founding Director of the Center for Philosophy of Freedom at the University of Arizona
Peter Gonda, the Conservative Institute Director
David Schmidtz: CEQLS Lecture for the Conservative Institute, Bratislava, March 12, 2012
David Schmidtz: Presentation for the CEQLS Lecture for the Conservative Institute, Bratislava, March 12, 2012
About David Schmidtz
David Schmidtz is Kendrick Professor of Philosophy, joint Professor of Economics, and founding Director of the Arizona’s Freedom Center at the University of Arizona. University of Arisona is rated by Philosophical Gourmet as the #1 program in the world in political philosophy. He serves on the board of BASIS High Schools and he has taught first-year Property at Florida State College of Law.
David is author of Rational Choice and Moral Agency (Princeton), Elements of Justice (Cambridge), Person, Polis, Planet (Oxford). He is co-author of Social Welfare and Individual Responsibility (Cambridge, with Bob Goodin) and A Brief History of Liberty (Blackwell, with Jason Brennan). His first book, The Limits of Government: An Essay on the Public Goods Argument (Westview, 1991), combined his interests in moral philosophy and economic analysis.
He has published in many journals, including the Political Theory, Journal of Philosophy, and Ethics (most recently on the topic of nonideal theory).