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Seminars at St. John’s for Business and Political Leaders
FOR RELEASE: September 23, 2009
CONTACT: Patricia Dempsey, 410-626-2539
Are businesses obligated to their communities? Join members of the local business community and elected city, county, and state officials for a two-part seminar on “The Social Contract in Business and Politics: A Discussion of the Balance between Rights, Responsibilities, and Need in our Society.” The seminars will be held on October 7 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and October 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost of $195 includes the two seminars, readings, refreshments, and dinner following the October 14 seminar. For questions or to register, contact Alice Chambers at email@example.com or 410-295-5544. Space is limited; register early at www.stjohnscollege.edu/events
The seminar, a conversation among participants based on two short readings will be led by a St. John’s tutor. The readings are: Rousseau’s “Social Contract” and Hume’s “Enquiries Concerning Human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals.” The Business and Public Policy Seminars are sponsored by the Business Friends and Government Relations Committee of the Friends Board of St. John’s College.