History of Economic Thought

Syllabus

Readings for Week 1

Aristotle Reading from Nicomachaen Ethics

Aristotle Reading from Politics

Questions on Ancient Economic Thought

Thomas Aquinas: On Cheating

Note and Questions on the Middle Ages and Just Price

Mandeville's Fable of the Bees

Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Reflections on the Formation and Distribution of Wealth (selections: #1, 2 7, 12, 32-34, 36, 50, 51, 57-64, 66, 68-70, 74, 80-89, 91, 96, )

Week 2 readings

Readings on Adam Smith 1 - for Tuesday

Questions on Adam Smith 1 - for Tuesday

Readings on Adam Smith 2 - for Wednesday

Questions on Adam Smith 2 - for Weds

Readings on Adam Smith 3 - for Thursday

Questions on Adam Smith 3 - for Thursday

Week 3 readings

Week 4 readings

Questions on Communist Manifesto - for Tuesday

Aristotle and Aquinas slides

The Renaissance and Reformation slides

French Enlightenment slides

Adam Smith slides 1

Adam Smith slides 2

Post-smith slides

Ricardo slides 1

Mill slides 1

Business cycle slides 1

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