PHIL 358: Ethics and Economics

PHIL 358-002: Ethics and Economics
(Fall 2021)

12:00 PM to 01:15 PM MW

Planetary Hall - Hybrid

Section Information for Fall 2021

PHIL 358 - 002: Ethics and Economics

PHIL338 fulfills a requirement for the PPE concentration and also satisfies the requirement for a course in the analytic tradition for the Philosophy major.

Please note: this class is taught in a hybrid modality: the class meets face to face on the Fairfax campus on MONDAYS at 12noon - 1.15pm. The rest of the course is taught in an online asynchronous modality.

This class will cover issues at the intersection of philosophical ethics and economics.  Issues include: the ethics of business practices, the normative commitments of positive and welfare economics, normative moral theory, and theories of economic and social justice.  No prior experience in philosophy or economics is required.   

PHIL 358 002 is a hybrid section with online coursework and in-class meetings.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines issues at the intersection of ethics and economics. Looks at the different ways in which ethics and economics impact each other. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: 3 credits in philosophy or permission of the instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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