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PHIL 363 001 (Lecture)

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 06, 2020 to Apr 08, 2020)

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 17, 2020


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 17, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
February 14, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Tue Thu15:3017:00Iona Building301
Instructor: SCHABAS, MARGARET


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:15
Currently Registered:25
General Seats Remaining:15
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 :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Grand Pursuit Required NASAR 9780684872995
Phil 363 / Econ 319 Ccm Schabas / 001 Required SCHABAS / 1001 281000031795