Bas Van Der Vossen is an Associate Professor in the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, as well as the Philosophy Department at Chapman University. His work focuses on questions of political philosophy, primarily the ethical dimensions of international affairs, state authority, and the justification of property rights.
He is the author of In Defense of Openness: Why Global Freedom Is the Humane Solution to Global Poverty (Oxford University Press, 2018), with Jason Brennan, and Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers? (Oxford University Press, 2017), with Fernando Tesón. He is also an Associate Editor of Social Philosophy and Policy.
At the Smith Institute, they integrate the study of philosophy, economics, and the humanities. Their goal is to develop innovative and interdisciplinary courses that are taught in seminar-form, and encourage students to think for themselves and take an active role in their education.

February 12 #TroeshTalks business colloquium event.


Tuesday, February 12, 2018
5:00 PM


Zapara School of Business | La Sierra University

#TroeshTalks is a speaker series organized by the Tom & Vi Zapara School of Business and hosted in its Troesh Conference Center. It is open to both business students and members of our broader community interested in engaging hour-long business-oriented talks. TroeshTalks speakers are professionals from our local and global community selected by our Office of the Dean. Keep an eye on our website for more upcoming #TroeshTalks announcements. We’ll look forward to seeing you at a future event!