New Directions in Social Thought
April 26-27, 1974
Chicago, Illinois


Friday, April 26
4:00 - 6:00 Registration/Reception
6:00 - 8:00 Dinner
Welcome and Announcements
Speaker Introduction of Duncan Williams
Duncan Williams, Director of Research, Farmington Trust, Oxford Author, Trousered Apes
Saturday, April 27
8:45 - 9:45 Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership
10:00 - 11:30 New Directions in Economics: The Rebirth of Political Economy
Speaker Introduction of William A. Niskanen, Jr.
New Directions in Economics: The Rebirth of Political Economy
Comments on Niskanen's Paper
Comments on Niskanen's Paper
11:45 - 1:45 Luncheon
Speaker Introduction of B.A. Rogge
The Philadelphia Society — The First 10 Years, B. A. Rogge, Wabash College
2:00 - 3:00 New Directions in Political Science: The Emergence of Positive Political Theory
4:00 - 6:00 New Directions Behind the Iron Curtain
Gerhart Niemeyer, University of Notre Dame
G. Warren Nutter; University of Virginia
Comments on Niemeyer's Paper
Comments on Nutter's Paper
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner - The Principal Challenges to the Free Society
M. Stanton Evans, Senior. Editor, The Indianapolis News, Chairman
Arthur Shenfield, Visiting Profesior, Temple University - "The 'Politician as Angel and Demon'"
William Schneider Jr., Legislative Assistant to The Hon. James L. Buckley - "The Protracted Conflict"
Thomas Molnar, Visiting Professor, Hillsdale College "Philosophical Disorder"