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Saturday, June 21 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Three Enemies of Capitalism 1

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Part of John Galt’s success in stopping “the motor of the world” by persuading producers to go on strike is due to knowing his intellectual enemies. He defeats enemies of capitalism not only by making the moral case for capitalism, but also by reclaiming terminology and undermining the false premises of his enemies’ views. In this first part, Carrie-Ann Biondi will explain and challenge the essential claims of Karl Marx’s communism and Alasdair MacIntyre’s conservatism, and defend capitalism against the false accusations lodged against it by these enemies concerning alienation, exploitation, and consumerism.

(The two parts of "Enemies of Capitalism" will be informative whether one attends one or both.)

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Carrie-Ann Biondi

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Marymount Manhattan College
Carrie-Ann Biondi is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Marymount Manhattan College, NY, and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Reason Papers. She holds a BA and an MA in American Studies and an MA and a PhD in Philosophy, and works primarily in moral and political philosophy and ancient Greek philosophy (specializing in Aristotle).


Saturday June 21, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am
Loft North Manchester Country Club

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