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ECON 319 History and Philosophy of Economics from Ricardo to Keynes
The development of economic thought from David Ricardo up to the present including such figures as Malthus, Mill, Jevons, and Keynes, focusing on the conceptual foundations of economics, particularly the problems of value, distribution and growth.
Equivalents: PHIL 363
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|Full||ECON 319 001||Web-Oriented Course||2||Tue Thu||15:30||17:00|
This course is cross-listed with PHIL 363. Students can register in either section. We will trace the development of economics from circa 1800 up to the present, focusing on the conceptual and methodological foundations of economics, and on the problems of value and distribution. We will read David Ricardo, Karl Marx, John Stuart Mill, William Stanley Jevons, John Maynard Keynes, Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, and Amartya Sen. The book by Sylvia Nasar will provide a broader context. If you want a proper textbook, there are several on reserve at Koerner Library. Please always complete the assigned readings prior to class. Please see the following link for the course outline: https://philosophy.ubc.ca/profile/margaret-schabas/