ECON 827: Economic Philosophy
ECON 827-001: Economic Philosophy
01:30 PM to 04:10 PM F
Buchanan Hall (formerly 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
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. May not be repeated for credit.
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