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Capitalism and Its Critics

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Course No: PHIL.3650-061; SIS Class Nbr: 14424; SIS Term: 3010
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course explores the historical evolution of capitalism, from its early beginnings in the Enlightenment to the most recent debates about the free market and globalization. The focus will be on the debate over the vitues and vices of capitalism as distinct from other modes of economic and political organization. Concepts to be discussed will include freedom, equality and the distribution of wealth. Readings include Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Max Weber, Joseph S, and others.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: AH, AMST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Elvira Basevich
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2020: Sep 01 to Nov 08
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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