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Economy and Economics of Ancient Greece

Cultural and political background for Athens of the 5th and 4th century BC. Athenian economy of the 4th century BC. Economic ideas of Plato, Aristotle, and Xenophon. Pros and Cons of utilitarianism in light of the ethical theories of Plato and Aristotle. Economy and economics of ancient Greece will be compared to the same of ancient China. There is an interesting parallel.

 

Subject Code: 
CLASSHIS
Units: 
5
Term: 
Win
Course Number: 
114
Day/Time: 
TTh / 9:00-10:50
Room: 
ECON 139
Type: 
Lecture