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Personhood and Economics: Insights from Dostoyevsky

Acton University 2017

If you’ve ever wondered, “How do I connect good intentions with sound economic principles?” then Acton University is the perfect place for you to begin a lifelong journey of obtaining knowledge and skills regarding liberty, faith, and free-market economics. Ancient Faith Radio is pleased to present the Orthodox lectures from the 2017 Acton University. The Mission of the Acton Institute is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles.

August 2017

Personhood and Economics: Insights from Dostoyevsky

On Friday, June 23rd 2017, the Very Rev. Gregory Hogg — Priest, Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America — delivered a lecture entitled Personhood and Economics: Insights from Dostoyevsky.

We are witnessing the reductio ad absurdum of the liberal individualist view of the person, and many are looking to collectivist answers. Dostoevsky allows us to see that there is another way, between those two extremes. This lecture explores Dostoevsky’s view of the human person, and examines some implications of that view for ethical and economic topics.

August 9, 2017 Length: 49:48


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