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Richard Epstein to speak on prosperity and moral degradation, March 7

Richard A. Epstein, interim dean of the law school and James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, will lecture on "Is Moral Degradation the Inevitable Result of the Prosperity Generated by Capitalism?" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 7.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Computer Science Building, Room 104. A reception will follow.

Epstein is the author of several notable books and other publications, including "Principles for a Free Society: Reconciling Individual Liberty with the Common Good" and "Mortal Peril: Our Inalienable Right to Health Care?" He has been a faculty member at the School of Law at the University of Chicago since 1972.

This is the third address in a series co-sponsored by the John M. Olin Foundation on the Moral Foundations of American Democracy and Princeton's James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions .

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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