PHIL 205/ECON 261 – Philosophy of Economics

PHIL 205 – Philosophy of Economics

This course considers conceptual, methodological, foundational, and ethical issues in economic theory and practice. Questions include: What can philosophy teach us about economic methodology and justification? Are economic formalizations useful idealizations of human behaviour? Is economics a science? What role do values play in economic reasoning and policy-making?

Antireq: PHIL 371 taken Winter 2014
(Cross-listed with ECON 261)
PHIL 205 is taught by Patricia Marino