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Lack of affordable health care continues to plague many Americans. Although Congress passed legislation intended to remedy this situation, the fate of this legislation remains undecided as some law-makers seek to have it repealed. At the heart of the debate are two questions: do we, in fact, have a right to health care? And if so, what does such a right entail? These are the questions which Norman Daniels addresses in his lecture.

About The Speaker

Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University, and the author of New York Times Bestsellers Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality.

Michael Ignatieff earned doctorate in history at Harvard University and held a senior research fellowship at King’s College, Cambridge and visiting posts at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Paris, the University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame, Princeton University, Amherst College, the University of London, and the London School of Economics. His academic publications include A Just Measure of Pain: Penitentiaries in the Industrial Revolution (1978) and Wealth and Virtue: The Shaping of Political Economy in the Scottish Enlightenment (1983).

About The Speaker

About The Speaker

W. Kip Viscusi is University Distinguished Professor of Law and Economics at Vanderbilt University. Professor Viscusi holds appointments in the law school, the department of economics, and the Owen Graduate School of Management. He has also held positions at Harvard University, Duke University, Northwestern University, and the University of Chicago.

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