At the New York Junto this Thursday, June 4. at 7:30 pm at the Mechanics Institute (20 W 44, NY NY), Tyler Cowen will talk about incentives, culture, and economics, and please, if you are interested in marginal revolutions or incentives do come for a most dynamic lecture from a man in full. About one hour of Objectivist free market stuff will precede the lecture.





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  1. Gregory Rehmke on June 2, 2009 12:18 pm

    Is the Mechanics Institute location the same as listed in the link to NYCJunto?

    At http://www.nycjunto.com/ it says:
    General Society Library
    20 West 44th St.
    Between 5th & 6th avenues, near Grand Central Terminal

    [Ed.: Yes. The General Society of Mechanics and the Mechanics Institute are the same. The talk takes place in the Library, so the proper term should have been the General Society of Mechanics Library.  Apologies for any confusion. The street address you have is correct.]

  2. ToddSeavey.com » Blog Archive » The Twitularity Is Near on June 4, 2009 2:16 am

    […] I’ll see Tyler Cowen speak to the Junto libertarian discussion group tonight, and his latest book, Create Your Own Economy, is partly aimed at convincing me — as he usually does — that all this is OK and a natural, culturally beneficial outgrowth of market forces.  Maybe it’s even something I should be applauding like the decentralized pirate radio broadcasts I blogged about yesterday.  Yet I find myself sympathizing with Kyle Smith’s recent column about how ephemeral blogs are and with Daniel Radosh’s recently-expressed qualms about blogging degenerating into Twittering.  Combine that with Julian Sanchez’s meta-worries about nobody knowing when to admit “I don’t know” in online debates or opinion journalism (with insightful response from me in the comments thread). […]


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