ECON 3490 Ethical, Moral, and Philosophical Foundations of Capitalism 3/0/3
Prerequisite: ECON 2105 and ECON 2106
This course is designed to explore the moral, ethical, and economic foundations of the capitalist system. The economic prespectives of thinkers such as M. Friedman, F.A. Hayek, J.M. Keynes, Karl Marx, Ayn Rand and Adam Smith will be compared and contrasted. This course will address current issues such as corporate social responsibility, the role of government in the economy, and the implications of personal economic philosophies on individual decision making.