Readings and Resources

The project launched in the summer of 2015 with a reading series where the following works were discussed:

May 6

  • Richard M. Titmuss, The Gift Relationship, 123-28, 276-79 (1997 ed.) (“The Gift,” “Who Is My Stranger?”)
  • Kenneth J. Arrow, “Gifts and Exchanges,” 1(4) Phil. & Pub. Aff. 373 (1972)
  • Peter Singer, “Altruism and Commerce: A Defense of Titmuss Against Arrow,” 2(3) Phil. & Pub. Aff. 312 (1973)

June 1

  • Michael A. Livermore & Richard L. Revesz, “Interest Groups And Environmental Policy: Inconsistent Positions And Missed Opportunities,” 45 Environmental Law Review 1 (2015).

July 6

Amartya Sen, Development as Freedom, 3-11, 111-145 (1999)

July 20

  • Milton Friedman, “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase Its Profits,” N.Y. Times Magazine, Sept. 13, 1970. 
  • Lyman Johnson & David Millon, "Corporate Law After Hobby Lobby,” 70 The Business Lawyer 1 (Winter 2014/15)

August 21

TBA

 

During the school year, the readings series will transition into the workshop series. To see the full schedule, see the workshops page.