Philosophy meets economics: Public lecture at Greenwich

Date of release: Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Professor Bart NooteboomInnovation, philosophy and economics are all are on the agenda when Professor Bart Nooteboom gives a public seminar at the University of Greenwich on Wednesday 9 March.

Widely published, with ten books and hundreds of journal articles to his name, his expertise includes subjects of entrepreneurship, learning, innovation, philosophy, political alliances and business collaborations. His 2014 book, How markets work and fail, and what to make of them, forms the basis for the event at Greenwich.

A member of the Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences, Professor Nooteboom has won several international prizes for his work. He has been a member of several advisory committees within Dutch politics, including the main government think-tank.

His works include Learning and innovation in organizations and economies (2000) and Beyond humanism: The flourishing of life, self and other (2012).

A virtue ethics for economics takes place from 5pm at the Greenwich Campus. All are welcome, but it is essential to register. To do so, email your name and a contact number to

Run by the university's Business School, the popular Big Picture seminar series gives high-profile speakers a chance to share their expertise with students, staff and the general public. Subjects include entrepreneurship, leadership and management, the economy and the media.

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Picture: Professor Bart Nooteboom.