Saturday, 13 February 2010

Jamie Whyte - 'The Financial Crisis: too much freedom or too much regulation?'

Jamie Whyte is a former lecturer of Philosophy at Cambridge University and winner of Analysis journal’s prestigious ‘best article by a philosopher under 30’ award. He has written extensively for The Times newspaper and had several books published including ‘Crimes Against Logic’, ‘Bad Thoughts’ and ‘A Load of Blair’. He is famous for dissecting confused logic and public political nonsense.

In this talk, he discusses whether the financial crisis was the result of too much freedom in banking or too much regulation. Jamie also scrutinizes the new regulatory proposals and examines their likely effects.

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