Universität Wien FIND

040247 UK Marx for Beginners (BA) (2016W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 04.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 11.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 18.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 25.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 08.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 15.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 22.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 29.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 06.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 13.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 10.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 17.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 24.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 31.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 9 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Content
Religion and Marxist Anthropology, historical and dialectical materialism, classes, classical and German microeconomics, theories of objective and subjective evaluations, exchange, relative prices, production, Marx’ critique of classical and German microeconomics, Marx’ theory of capitalist economies: commodities, money, capital, surplus value, exploitation, wages, capital income, analysis of circulation, crises, analysis of capitalist production, growth, imperialism.
Aims
Marx’ critique of contemporary economic theory is embedded in his far ranging critique of Political Economy, which consists of anthropological (critique of religion), philosophical (dialectical and historical materialism) and political theories (nation, state, law).This course aims at introducing students to Marx’ economic theories by taking his critique of Political Economy into account. On the basis of selected texts students discuss the problem situations and the problems which confronted Marx, as well as the suggested solutions by Marx and resulting controversies
Methods
Teaching consists in one unbroken 90-minute seminar. Students are required to present one substantial talk (45 min) on the basis of selected texts; also, they have to prepare written answers to questions for each meeting; questions are distributed in advance for every meeting; It is expected that students contribute in a lively manner to discussions at all classes.

Assessment and permitted materials

Requirements
Students have to produce one substantial talk (about 45 min) on the basis of selected texts. In addition they are required to summarize all texts which have to be prepared for each meeting on the basis of questions which they will receive in advance. Also they have to attend the course on a regular basis and contribute in a lively manner to discussions at all classes.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Rewards and Requirements
Students have to produce one substantial talk (about 45 min) on the basis of selected texts. In addition they are required to summarize all texts which have to be prepared for each meeting on the basis of questions which they will receive in advance. Also they have to attend the course on a regular basis and contribute in a lively manner to discussions at all classes. Grades are awarded according to the following principles: 1) presentation of talk (45%); 2) summaries of chapters (40%); 3) discussion (15%).

Examination topics

Reading list


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