040066 SE Philosophy-Politics-Economics (2018S)
Epistemological and Methodological Positions in Economics (MA)
- Anmeldung von Mi 14.02.2018 09:00 bis Mi 21.02.2018 12:00
- Abmeldung bis Mi 14.03.2018 23:59
Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert
Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung
Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel
Students have to produce one substantial talk (about 30 min) on the basis of texts and questions distributed in advance of every meeting. Answers to questions have to be handed in, in writing. They also have to attend the seminar on a regular basis and contribute in a lively manner to discussions at all classes.
Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab
In order to complete that course successfully students are required to produce one substantial talk to discuss all questions in writing and to contribute in a lively manner to discussions at all classes. The quality of answers will be evaluated on the basis of completeness, clarity of argument, logical reasoning and precision. Answers have to be formulated in complete sentences and are not acceptable if stated in keywords only.
Problem situations, problems and solutions discussed in the course.
Karl R. Popper, The Logic of Scientific Discovery, Hutchinson, London 1959 (first English edition; later editions are published by Routledge); secs: 12- 18; 1 - 11; any edition;
Karl R. Popper, The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge, Routledge, London 2011, chaps I, II, III; Karl R. Popper, The Poverty of Historicism, Routledge Kegan & Paul, London 1957 (first English edition; later editions are published by Routledge) any edition; Part I, Part II. Special Texts from the works by Hufeland , Mill, Jevons, J.N. Keynes, Harrod, Roscher, Hildebrand, Schmoller, Weber, Menger, Schumpeter, Mises, Hayek, Neurath, J. M. Keynes, Myrdal, Friedman and others.