Examining thinkers from Plato, Marx, and Mill to the present to trace the transition from giving political expression to the good life toward satisfying demands. Developments analysed are the degeneration of moral philosophy and the rise of the market economy. Tawney is singled out as a thinker who saw the need to tame the market rather than abolish it. The moral: thinkers who cannot argue economics cannot face the greatest challenge of the modern world, namely, how to humanise market capitalism.
|Paper title||Special Topic:|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$868.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,656.70|
- One 100-level POLS paper or 72 points or PHIL 103
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music