- Thursday, April 7, 2016
- 3:30 PM–6:30 PM
- Hiemenga Classroom 337
"Principled and Profitable: Entrepreneurship and the Pursuit of Physical, Philosophical, and Fiscal Flourishing"
Jonathan Ellsworth is the founder & editor-in-chief of Blister (blisterreview.com), which has readers in over 180 countries, and is the Consumer Reports of the ~$50 billion dollar a year outdoor sports industry. Before starting Blister, Jonathan was a personal trainer who worked with (among others) the governor of New Mexico, while also giving talks on philosophy and entrepreneurship. And before that, Jonathan was a graduate student in philosophy at the University of Chicago, taught philosophy at Wheaton College, and is the co-author of the volume, Thoreau’s Importance for Philosophy (Fordham University Press).