Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David Bernstein and R. Richard Geddes present on “Race, Class, and Gender” at an IHS Fellows Research Colloquium, 1997.

Roderick T. Long (Harvard, A.B. 1985; Cornell, Ph.D. 1992) is Professor of Philosophy at Auburn University, President of the Molinari Institute, Senior Fellow at the Center for a Stateless Society, editor of The Industrial Radical and Molinari Review, and co‐​editor of the Journal of Ayn Rand Studies. He has also taught philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Michigan. He publishes in the areas of Greek philosophy, ethics, social and political philosophy (with an emphasis on libertarian and anarchist thought), philosophy of social science, and philosophy of science fiction. He blogs at Austro‐​Athenian Empire and Bleeding Heart Libertarians.

Jacob T. Levy is the Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory at McGill University. He writes on federalism, freedom of association, indigenous peoples, constitutional theory, and Enlightenment political thought.

David E. Bernstein is a professor at the George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia, where he has taught since 1995. His primary areas of scholarly research are constitutional history and the admissibility of expert testimony.

R. Richard Geddes is is a professor of policy analysis and management at Cornell University. He is an expert in public–private partnerships, and is also a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David Bernstein, and R. Richard Geddes give presentations on “Race, Class, and Gender” at an Institute for Humane Studies Fellows Research Colloquium in 1997.

Roderick T. Long presents “A Class Theory for Classical Liberals.” Jacob T. Levy lectures on “Individual Rights vs. Group Rights.” David Bernstein presents “The Role of Government in the Oppression of Minorities.” R. Richard Geddes lectures on “The Role of Women’s Rights.”

Topics covered include why classical liberalism needs a theory of “the ruling class,” how labor legislation historically excluded minorities from employment, and mapping the growth of women’s rights over the past 200 years.