Postgraduate Course: Economy, Ecology and Ethics (THET11034)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course explores the philosophical and theological roots and the social and ecological limits of modern political economy, and ecological and ethical alternatives.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||This is a graduate-level course. Please confirm subject prerequisites with the Course Manager.
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 - its intellectual context, historical roots, and material and social impacts;
(2) engaged critically with primary texts in political economy, its critique and attempted repairs, and judiciously engaged secondary literature;
(3) written two essays on aspects of political economy and alternatives, engaging with both primary and relevant secondary literature;
(4) engaged with set texts in online blogs, discussed texts critically in seminars with other members of the class, attended and responded to lectures;
(5) considered the positive and negative impacts of political economy, and alternatives, in a changing world.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Michael Northcott
Tel: (0131 6)50 8947
|Course secretary||Ms Paula Kruyff
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900