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Archived Lectures

Fall 2019

October 30, 2019
A Postmodern Critique of Liberal Education by Dr. Stephen Hicks, Professor of Philosophy at Rockford University and Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship

October 1, 2019
The Genius of Wealth Inequality and Free Markets by John Tamny, Vice President at FreedomWorks and Director of its Center for Economic Freedom

September 20, 2019
Why Not Socialism? - Dr. Murray Bessette, Director of Academic Programs at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation

September 5, 2019
Cicero and the Roman Crisis by Dr. Adam Thomas, Associate Director of the Lyceum Program at Clemson University and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science

Spring 2019

April 10, 2019
Aristotle on Economic's Need for Moral Philosophy by Dr. John Pascarella, Hayek Visiting Scholar at the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism and teachers in the Lyceum Program

March 13, 2019
Political Economy of Terrorism and Economic Freedom as a Counter Measure by Dr. Anne Bradley, George and Sally Mayer Fellow for Economic Education and the Academic Director at The Fund for American Studies

February 27, 2019
The Left, the Right and the Contemporary Political Landscape by Dr. David Azerrad, director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics and an AWC Family Foundation Fellow at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

February 13, 2019
JFK to Trump: The Cultural Legacy of the 1960's by James Piereson, Manhattan Institute senior fellow and president and trustee of the William E. Simon Foundation

Fall 2018

November 13, 2018
The Long March: How the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s Changed America by Roger Kimball, American art critic, and social commentator, and editor and publisher of The New Criterion

Spring 2018

March 15, 2018
Promo: Who Was John Adams? by C. Bradley Thompson, Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism

January 30, 2018
Capitalism vs Socialism: Which is the Moral System? by Yaron Brook, chairman of the board of the Ayn Rand Institute

Fall 2017

October 19, 2017
The Death of Free Speech? with Dave Rubin of the Rubin Report, Jordan Peterson from the University of Toronto and Onkar Ghate from the Ayn Rand Institute

Spring 2017

March 8, 2017
Socialism: A Century Of Death And Destruction by Richard Ebeling, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina

Fall 2016

December 12, 2016
100 Years of Communism with Mr. Marion Smith, executive director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation

Spring 2016

June 28, 2016
The Relationship Between Government and Rights by Randy E. Barnett, director of the Georgetown University Center for the Constitution

June 1, 2016
Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People by Randy E. Barnett, director of the Georgetown University Center for the Constitution

March 9, 2016
[TEASER] -- The Betrayal of Liberty on America's Campuses by Alan Charles Kors, co-founder of Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)

March 9, 2016
The Betrayal of Liberty on America's Campuses by Alan Charles Kors, co-founder of Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)

February 29, 2016
The History of Moral, Political and Economic Thought by Eric Mack, Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University

Fall 2015

August 25, 2015
PROMO -- Living Without Lies: On the Nature of a Liberal Arts Education by C. Bradley Thompson, Executive Director, Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism

August 25, 2015
Living Without Lies: On The Nature Of A Liberal Arts Education by Dr. C. Bradley Thompson, Executive Director, Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism

Spring 2015

May 28, 2015
By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission by Charles Murray, American Enterprise Institute

April 10, 2015
Free Speech Under Siege by Steve Simpson, Director of Legal Studies, Ayn Rand Institute

March 2015
About CISC - C. Bradley Thompson, Executive Director, Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism

Fall 2014

October 15, 2014
Bootleggers and Baptists - Bruce Yandle, Dean Emeritus of the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University

September 17, 2014
Is ObamaCare Constitutional? A Debate with Steve Simpson and Neil Siegel

Spring 2014

Champion of the Market: The Life and Ideas of F.A. Hayek by Bruce Caldwell, Hayek scholar and general editor of the Collected Works of F.A. Hayek

Fall 2013

November 7, 2013
Was Jesus a Socialist? with distinguished scholars Robert P. George, Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, and Ron Sider, Professor of Theology at the Palmer Theological Seminary

Spring 2013

The Seven Principles of Economic Freedom by Lawrence Reed, President of FEE

Fall 2012

Free Market Revolution by Yaron Brook, Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Institute and the author of Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government

Spring 2012

April 17, 2012
Why Marxism? with Dr. C Bradley Thompson, Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism and a professor in the Department of Political Science at Clemson University

April 17, 2012
Why Marxism Highlights with Dr. C Bradley Thompson, Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism and a professor in the Department of Political Science at Clemson University

March 9, 2011
[HIGHLIGHT] - The Legacy of Socialism by Dr. Alan Charles Kors, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and a co-founder of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)

Fall 2011

September 8, 2011
The Great Stagnation by Tyler Cowen, Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, professor of economics at George Mason University

Spring 2011

March 9, 2011
Socialism's Legacy: Lest We Forget by Alan Charles Kors, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and a co-founder of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)

Fall 2010

The Higher Education Bubble and What Comes Next by Glenn Reynolds, Beauchamp Brogan Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee and the founder of Instapundit

Spring 2010

February 24, 2010
The Right Kind of Rules: What Washington Can Learn from Twitter by Virginia Postrel

Fall 2009

October 6, 2009
Leadership and Values by John Allison IV, chairman and former CEO of BB&T Corp.

Spring 2008

The Moral and Economic Foundations of Capitalism by Richard Epstein, University of Chicago law professor, Richard A. Epstein