After Words with Niall Ferguson
The economist and historian argues that western civilization came to dominate the world by developing and using six concepts: competition,… read more
The economist and historian argues that western civilization came to dominate the world by developing and using six concepts: competition, science, the rule of law, modern medicine, consumerism, and the work ethic. But the more the rest of the world adopts these concepts, the less the West dominates it. Mr. Ferguson discussed the historic power of several Western empires and their inevitable decline with author and cultural critic Susan Jacoby. close
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Niall Ferguson Professor Harvard University->History Department
Susan Jacoby Program Director Center for Inquiry-New York City
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