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ECON1018

Philosophy & Economics

Philosophy & Economics
Philosophy and economics address several of the same issues from different perspectives. In this course we will introduce the defining characteristics of philosophical and economic analysis, and then examine several social issues through both disciplinary lenses. How do these perspectives complement and conflict with one another? Possible topics include redistribution of income and wealth, discrimination (in housing, hiring, education, etc.), various kinds of rights (human, property, etc.), and global justice. This course may count towards the economics major requirements as a 0200-level elective or as elective credit towards the Philosophy major.
Subject:
Economics
Department:
Economics
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
PHL SOC WTR
Equivalent Courses:
PHIL1018 *

Sections

Winter 2012

ECON1018A-W12 Lecture (Khalifa, Mitra)