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PHI 3050 Ethics, Economics, and the Business System
3.0 Hours; 3.0 Credits

Though a science, economics generates intense political, moral, and philosophical controversies. This course studies philosophical and moral questions raised by economic theories, including different accounts of rational choice, the major analyses of the concept of value, the relation between justice and market distributions, the concept of rights and the notion of property, and the moral claims of consumers, shareholders, and workers.

Prerequisite: ECO 1001 or 1002 and sophomore status.