Rothbard Graduate Seminar  June 12-17, 2011

Final Schedule

Human Action

Sunday June 12

5:45 pm               Shuttle from Cambridge Dorm, AU Hotel, GameDay Center and Mises Institute to Little Italy Pizzeria, 129 E. Magnolia Avenue, Auburn.  

6:00-8:00 pm       Welcome, discussion, and dinner

8:00 pm                Shuttle returns

Monday June 13

8:30 am                Shuttle from dorm, AU Hotel, GameDay Center to Institute

8:30 am                Continental breakfast at Institute

9:00 - 10:15 am    Acting Man (chap 1, pp. 1-29)  Murphy

10:30-11:45 am    Epistemological Problems (chaps 2-3, pp 30-71) Gordon

11:45am-1:30pm  Lunch at Institute

1:30 - 2:45 pm      Revolt Against Reason/The Category of Action (chaps 3-5, pp 72-104) Herbener

3:00 - 4:15 pm      Uncertainty and Action (chaps 6-7, pp 105-42) Gordon

4:30 - 5:30pm       Breakout discussion sessions

5:30 pm                Dinner at Institute

6:30 pm                Shuttle to dorm, AU Hotel, Gameday Center

9:00 pm                Institute closes

Tuesday June 14

8:30 am                Shuttle from dorm, AU Hotel, GameDay Center to Institute

8:30 am                Continental breakfast at Institute

9:00 - 10:15 am    Human Society/The Role of Ideas (chaps 8-9, pp 143-94) Klein

10:30 - 11:45 am  Exchange Within Society/Calculation (chaps 10-13, pp 195-232) Murphy

11:45am-3:00pm  Lunch at Jimmy’s Restaurant with Roger Garrison “From Electrical Engineering to Macroeconomics”

3:00 - 4:15 pm      The Scope and Method of Catallactics (chap 14, pp. 233-57) Salerno

4:30 - 5:45 pm      The Market (chap 15, pp 258-323) Klein

5:45 pm                Dinner at Institute

7:00 pm                Shuttle to dorm, AU Hotel, Gameday Center

9:00 pm                Institute closes

Wednesday June 15

8:30 am                Shuttle from dorm, AU Hotel, GameDay Center to Institute

8:30 am                Continental breakfast at Institute

9:00 - 10:15 am    Prices (chap 16, pp 324-94) DiLorenzo

10:30 - 11:45 am   Indirect Exchange (chap 17, pp 395-475) Herbener

11:45am-1:30pm  Lunch at Institute

1:30 - 2:45 pm      Action in the Passing of Time (chaps 18-19, pp 476-534) Herbener

3:00 - 4:15pm      Interest, Credit Expansion, and the Trade Cycle (chap 20, pp 535-83) Garrison

4:30 - 5:30 pm      Breakout discussion sessions

5:30 pm                Dinner at Institute

6:30 pm                Shuttle

9:00 pm                Institute closes

Thursday June 16

8:30 am                Shuttle from dorm, AU Hotel, GameDay Center to Institute

8:30 am                Continental breakfast at Institute

9:00 - 10:15 am    Work, Wages, and Natural Resources (chaps 21-22, pp 584-641) Block

10:30 - 11:45 am  The Data of the Market/Harmony and Conflict of Interests (chaps 23-24, pp 642-84) Gordon

11:45am-3:00 pm Lunch at Zazu’s Restaurant with Tom Woods, “Mises for the Masses: Publishing in the Austro-Libertarian Tradition”

3:00 - 4:15 pm      Socialist Calculation (chaps 25-26, pp 685-711) Salerno

4:30 - 5:45 pm      Intervention, Taxation, Price Controls (chaps 27-30, pp 712-73) Block

5:45 pm                Dinner at Institute

7:00 pm                Shuttle

9:00 pm                Institute closes

Friday June 17

8:30 am                Shuttle from dorm, AU Hotel, GameDay Center to Institute

8:30 am                Continental breakfast at Institute

9:00 - 10:15 am    Currency Manipulation, Confiscation, Syndicalism (chaps 31-33, pp  774-816) Salerno

10:30 - 11:45 am  War and the Welfare Principle (chaps 34-36, pp 817-57) DiLorenzo

11:45am-1:30 pm Lunch at Institute

1:30 - 2:45 pm      The Place of Economics in Society (chaps 37-39, pp 858-81) Klein

300 - 4:00 pm       The Why and How of Human Action   Bettina Bien Greaves
4:15 - 5:30 pm       All-Faculty Panel:  Publication Strategies for Misesian Economists (Chair: Thornton)

5:30 pm                Closing Cookout at Institute

6:30 pm                Shuttle

9:00 pm                Institute closes