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PHIL 363 001 (Web-Oriented Course)

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 Mill, Jevons, and Keynes, focusing primarily on the conceptual foundations of economics, particularly the problems of value, distribution and growth.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Jan 04, 2021 to Apr 08, 2021)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): January 15, 2021


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
March 05, 2021

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Tue Thu15:3017:00
Instructor: SCHABAS, MARGARET


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:10
Currently Registered:35
General Seats Remaining:10
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  This course is cross-listed with ECON 319 001. Students can register in either section. We will trace the development of economics from 1800 up to the present, focusing on the conceptual and methodological foundations of economics, specifically the problems of value and distribution. We will read works by David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, William Stanley Jevons, John Maynard Keynes, Milton Friedman, Friedrich Hayek and Amartya Sen. The book by Sylvia Nasar will provide a broader context.

Book Summary :
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