Academic Catalog

PHIL565 PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ECONOMICS

Course Code: 2410565
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Philosophy
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. EREF HALL TURAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Philosophical perspectives on economics; interrelations between economics and metaphysics, epistemology, logic, ethics, and aesthetics, critiques directed against orthodox economics by heterodox economists, philosophers of science and philosopherss, analysis of these critiques from a philosophical perpsective; main challenges facing philosophical perspectives on economics in the 21st century; how philosophers and economicsts react to these challgenges and the possibility of convergence.