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Sophomore Economics Tutorial: Topics in the History of Economic Thought
CSS 220
Spring 2015
Section: 01   02  

This tutorial treats the development of economics from Adam Smith to John Maynard Keynes through an organizing framework that distinguishes between social outcomes that are consciously designed and those that come about solely as the unplanned results of human interaction. In this way, the insights of successive analytical systems--classical and neoclassical economics, Marxism and its successors, and Keynesianism--about industrialization are considered and compared. Major thinkers we will discuss include Smith, Locke, Rawls, Buchanan, Hayek, F. W. Taylor, Sombart, Hegel, Marx, Lenin, Bernstein, and Keynes. The tutorial's aim is to provide a fuller context for what you learn in politics, history, and social theory and to deepen your intuitive understanding of contemporary economic theory.
Credit: 1.5 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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