Undergraduate Course: Economy, Ethics and Theology (THET10041)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course explores the moral and theological critique of capitalism, engaging critically with classic political economy, with key moral and theological critiques of political economy, and with alternative approaches to economic and political organisation.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Divinity/Religious Studies courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
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| After successful completion of this course, a student will have:
(1) understood some of the key dimensions of modern political economy and its moral and theological critics;
(2) engaged critically with key texts in political economy and theological economics by way of close reading of primary texts and through judicious use of secondary literature;
(3) deepened competence and skill in the writing of essays on aspects of the theological and/or romantic critique of political economy, engaging with both primary and relevant secondary literature;
(4) demonstrated the ability to present seminar material and participate constructively in discussion;
(5) demonstrated an ability to identify key terms and their meanings;
(6) demonstrated good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Course organiser||Prof Michael Northcott
Tel: (0131 6)50 8947
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900