Adam Smith & Benjamin Franklin: Two Strangers and the Spirit of Capitalism

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (ET)
Smith Laboratories 154
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Lecture - Speaker
Jan Lenahan
Political Science Department

Dr. Kellow is an Associate Professor of Humanities specializing in the History of Ideas. Professor Kellow earned two bachelor’s degrees from Concordia University and McGill University in Political Science (1994) and Philosophy (1996) respectively. Following his undergraduate studies, he pursued graduate degrees in political science. Dr. Kellow earned his Master’s in political science, with a specialization in political theory, from McMaster University in 1998. He then went on to earn a Doctorate in Political Science at Carleton University in 2003. Dr. Kellow was an instructor in the Political Science Department at Carleton University from 2004-2006. Most recently he taught in the Anthropology, Economics and Political Science Department at Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton, Alberta.
In his current research, Professor Kellow is particularly interested in the philosophical and intellectual origins of liberal capitalism and most especially the philosophy of Adam Smith. Professor Kellow has also conducted related research on liberalism, liberal education and the philosophy of Cicero.

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