[ASC-list] The Mind of the Market - National Science Week

Abigail Thomas Thomas.Abigail at abc.net.au
Wed Aug 13 04:09:08 UTC 2008


Money Money Money! Calling all business and science buffs - National
Science Week event
The Mind of the Market -  Science at the Redback with ABC Radio
National's All in the Mind
Are markets moral? Is our brain evolutionarily geared for modern
capitalism? Does money make us happy? Do economies work like
evolutionary organisms? The rise of neuroeconomics, the extinction of
Homo Economicus and much more...
Join  two live-wire guests, in discussion with ABC Radio National's
Natasha Mitchell:
*	Dr Michael Shermer <http://www.michaelshermer.com/> , this
year's touring guest for National Science Week. Founder of  the USA
Skeptics Society, editor of The Skeptic magazine, and popular columnist
with Scientific American. Chief skeptic Michael Shermer has just penned
a provocative book, The Mind of the Market: Compassionate Apes,
Competitive Humans and Other Tales from Evolutionary Economics 
*	Stephen Mayne
<http://www.maynereport.com/articles/2008/02/13-1541-8274.html> ,
well-known shareholder activist, Walkley-winning journalist and founder
of http://crikey.com.au.  <http://crikey.com.au.%20> 
These two won't be shy. This is one not to miss! 
This event will be recorded for broadcast on ABC Radio National
Time: Monday 18th August 6.30 for 7pm sharp start. 
Where: Redback Hotel, 75 Flemington Road, North Melbourne. 
Cost: Free 
More info about National Science Week at
http://www.scienceweek.info.au/ 
 


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