John Allison, former chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, will deliver the inaugural Ayn Rand Lecture at the Adam Smith Institute in London, UK, on June 21. Mr. Allison wrote the introduction to Why Businessmen Need Philosophy and is the author of the forthcoming book, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure. His lecture at ASI will discuss the long-term consequences of the financial crisis, and is not to be missed for those in the area. From the event description:
[Mr. Allison’s] experience has given him great insight into our tumultuous financial landscape and the ongoing economic downturn. His lecture will address the long-term consequences of public policy decisions made during the crisis, and will outline a fundamentally different set of solutions to our economic challenges.
Mr Allison is a strong proponent of Ayn Rand’s Objectivist philosophy, and his lecture will also explore the profound philosophic causes of and cures for the economic problems we face today.
Complete event information is available here.