Life Within Capitalism: A History of its Values, Measures and Struggles

POLSCI 252

Examination of how capitalism has profoundly shaped people's ethical values, with focus on United States. Investigates central developments behind history of capitalism, explores key struggles that led to formation of capitalist logic (choices, values, goals); traces impact of capitalist goals and measures on ethical values and choices; examines discussions about possible future developments within capitalism. One course.

Course originates in Study of Ethics.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

ETHICS 271
ECON 270
HISTORY 284

Curriculum Codes: 

CZ, EI