Dissertation Seminar - Economics and Philosophy
This information is for the 2020/21 session.
Prof Richard Bradley
This course is compulsory on the MSc in Economics and Philosophy. This course is not available as an outside option.
The course is intended to develop the ability to make philosophical arguments, to write good philosophical essays, and to present ideas effectively. It covers topics in the philosophy of economics and will serve to prepare students for research and for writing their dissertation.
10 hours of seminars in the MT. 10 hours of seminars in the LT.
This course has a reading week in Week 6 of both MT and LT.
Students will be expected to produce 1 presentation in the MT and 1 presentation in the LT.
Readings will be chosen by the seminar participants.
This course is not assessed.
Important information in response to COVID-19
Please note that during 2020/21 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the situation of students in attendance on campus and those studying online during the early part of the academic year. For assessment, this may involve changes to mode of delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.
Department: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Total students 2019/20: 11
Average class size 2019/20: 11
Controlled access 2019/20: No
Value: Non-credit bearing
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