Economics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ECON 827: Economic Philosophy

ECON 827-001: Economic Philosophy
(Spring 2017)

Mason Hall D180

Section Information for Spring 2017

The course develops a Smithian outlook. The central statement of the outlook is that, by and large, in a choice between two policy reforms, the more-liberty reform is the more desirable. Thus the outlook advances a presumption of liberty. Three broad rubrics cover much of the course discussion:  Liberty  Coordination  Knowledge

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Analyzes philosophical organization, including interrelations between economics and legal and political institutions; philosophical presuppositions of capitalist economy under constitutional democracy; alternative presuppositions for non-capitalist economies; and critical evaluation of history of ideas in social and moral philosophy.

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