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The Classical Liberalism Initiative is devoted to the study of classical liberal institutions and the interactions among individuals, corporations, markets, government, and civic institutions in a free society.

CLI will foster an open intellectual environment where all arguments and ideas are critically examined. It will be built on the classical liberal conviction that “we should not be afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead nor to tolerate error as long as reason is free to combat it.”  
 

Upcoming Classical Liberalism Seminars

Classical Liberalism seminars are typically held bi-weekly and are open to faculty of different backgrounds and perspectives willing to debate ideas and policy issues with rigor, even when doing so may challenge orthodoxy.

  • Seminar

    Lionel Shriver

    Woke is no joke: the term for leftwing tyranny is too lighthearted
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    Zoom
  • Seminar

    Greg Conti - Princeton University

    The History Of Free Speech
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    Zoom

    C102 (Class of 1968 Building, Room 102)
    Graduate School of Business
    655 Knight Way
    Stanford, CA 94305-7216
    United States

  • Seminar

    Stephen Kotkin - Princeton

    International Order, Freedom and Unfreedom: a Policy Driven Framework
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    Zoom

    E101 (Faculty Building East, Classroom 101)
    Graduate School of Business
    655 Knight Way
    Stanford, CA 94305
    United States