Mar 18 2020

Stephen Engelmann Lecture: “Economic Rationality”

Fellows Lectures

March 18, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


701 S. Morgan St.


Chicago, IL 60607

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Fields of Interest:

Political Theory (historical and contemporary), Social and Economic Theory (historical and contemporary), Early-Modern English Political Thought, Bentham Studies.

Selected Publications:

Imagining Interest in Political Thought: Origins of Economic Rationality; Duke University Press, 2003

“Facts, Values, and ‘Real’ Numbers,” with Sophia Mihic and Elizabeth Rose Wingrove, in George Steinmetz, ed., The Politics of Method in the Human Sciences: Positivism and Its Epistemological Others; Duke University Press, 2005

“Posner, Bentham, and the Rule of Economy,” Economy & Society; February, 2005

“‘Of Indirect Legislation’: Bentham’s Liberal Government,” Polity,April 2003

“Imagining Interest,” Utilitas, November 2001


Linda Vavra

Date posted

Dec 10, 2019

Date updated

Dec 10, 2019