Munich Lecture in Business Ethics
The Munich Lecture in Business Ethics is an annual lecture series since 2011 that discusses current topics relating to business ethics. It is jointly held by the Peter Löscher Chair of Business Ethics of Prof. Lütge, and the Chair of Economics – Public Economics and Industrial Organization of Prof. Robert von Weizsäcker.
This year's Munich Lecture on Business Ethics takes place on February 22, 2019 (6:30 pm) at the Vorhoelzer Forum on the grounds of the TU Munich. The talk will be held by Prof. Christian List of the London School of Economics. The topic of his talk is: “Group Agency and Artificial Intelligence”. For more information, please refer to our announcement.
2018: Ann Tenbrunsel
The 8th Munich Lecture on Business Ethics took place on November 15, 2018 at the Vorhölzer Forum on the grounds of the TU Munich. This year`s talk was held by Prof. Ann Trenbunsel of the University of Notre Dame. The topic of her talk was: “Blind Spots: Why We Aren't as Ethical As We Think We Are.”
For more information, please refer the our announcement.
2017: Samuel Bowles
The "7th Munich Lecture in Business Ethics" took place on November 9, 2017 at 6.30 pm at the Vorhölzer Forum on the grounds of the TU Munich. This year`s talk was held by Prof. Samuel Bowles of the Santa Fe Institute. The topic of his talk was: "The Moral Economy: Why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens".
Flyer in PDF.
2016: Vernon Smith
Our "6th Munich Lecture in Business Ethics" was held by Dr. Vernon L. Smith (The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2002).
The topic of his talk was: "Adam Smith on Conduct and Rules: Trust Games; Emergence of Property".
Date: October 21, 2016 - 6 p.m.
Location: Karl Max von Bauernfeind Auditorium (TUM main campus, Room 2750)
2015: Nien-hê Hsieh
On December, 8th 2015 Prof. Nien-hê Hsieh of Harvard Business School gave a talk on the topic of "The Purpose or Purposes of Business".
2014: Luciano Floridi
On 25 November 2014, Prof. Luciano Floridi (Oxford University) gave a talk addressing the topic of "Memory and Communication in the Age of Information".
2013: Kenneth Binmore
On 14 November 2013, Prof. Kenneth Binmore (ehem. UCL, University of Bristol and LSE) gave a lecture on "The Evolution of Fairness Norms".
2012: Reinhard Kardinal Marx
On 13 December 2012, Reinhard Kardinal Marx talked about "Wirtschaftliches Handeln im Spannungsfeld von Freiheit und Verantwortung."
2011: Deirdre McCloskey
On 7 December 2011, Prof. Deirdre N. McCloskey (Chicago) gave a talk on "Bourgeois Virtues"