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Dominican University presents annual Christopher Chair in Business Ethics Lecture

Dominican University’s Brennan School of Business will present on Tuesday, February 11 the annual Christopher Chair in Business Ethics Lecture, featuring Dan Finn, professor of theology and Clemens professor of economics and the liberal arts at St. John’s University. Dr. Finn’s lecture is titled “Reciprocity and the ‘Logic of Gift:’ Pope Benedict XVI’s Proposals for Humanizing the World” at 6:30 p.m. in the Springer Suite, 7900 W. Division Street, River Forest.

Dan Finn is the 2013-14 holder of Dominican University’s Christopher Chair in Business Ethics. He is the past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America, the Society of Christian Ethics and the Association for Social Economics. He is also co-director of the True Wealth of Nations research project at the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California.

Finn has received the Monica Hellwig Award for Outstanding Contributions to Catholic Intellectual Life from the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, and the Thomas F. Divine Award for Lifetime Contributions to Social Economics from the Association for Social Economics. His most recent books are The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life (Oxford), The Moral Ecology of Markets: Assessing Claims About Markets and Justice (Cambridge) and Just Trading: On the Ethics and Economics of International Trade (Abingdon).

The Christopher Chair in Business Ethics is made possible through the generosity of the Jay W. and Doris K. Christopher Family Foundation.

The lecture will be preceded by a reception at 6 p.m. For more information on this free public event, please contact the Brennan School of Business at (708) 524-6810.

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