Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

Pope Lecture Series addresses attacks on Western Civilization


Two highly regarded American intellectuals will discuss the virtues and vices of Western Civilization at Clemson University as part of the spring 2020 John W. Pope Lecture Series.

Yaron Brook, Pope Lecture speaker
Yaron Brook

Co-hosted by the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism and the Ayn Rand Institute, the lecture, “Is Western Civilization Worth Saving,?” will be held Wednesday, March 4, 4:30-6 p.m., in the Tillman Auditorium, 101 Gantt Circle, Clemson.

Author, blogger and contributing editor at New York magazine, Andrew Sullivan, and Yaron Brook, host of the Yaron Brook Show and former executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, will headline the discussion on how Western Civilization has come under attack on college campuses in recent years.

Andrew Sullivan, Pope Lecture speaker
Andrew Sullivan

The pair will discuss what within Western Civilization is worth preserving and what should be reformed.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to register at the event page listed here.

About the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism

The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism was founded in 2005 with the mission of exploring the moral foundations of capitalism.

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