Epstein on Epstein
McIntyre, Andrew, Review - Institute of Public Affairs
Richard A. Epstein, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, recently visited Australia to address some IRA functions. Here he discusses some of his formative experiences and his classical liberal outlook for a better world.
RICHARD Epstein is an unbridled optimist. He holds a firm belief that, through patience and the logical application of well constructed arguments, social conditions will improve.
But he is also a noted contrarian. In an interview several years ago, Epstein once remarked, 'My intellectual style has always been that of a contrarian. If there's a position everybody thinks is right and is happy with, then …
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Publication information: Article title: Epstein on Epstein. Contributors: McIntyre, Andrew - Author. Magazine title: Review - Institute of Public Affairs. Volume: 56. Issue: 3 Publication date: September 2004. Page number: 34+. © Institute of Public Affairs Nov 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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