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
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.