Economics in the Bloomsbury Group, Craufurd Goodwin, Duke University, Fall 2010

With a focus on the Bloomsbury group, among whose members were John Maynard Keynes and Virginia Woolf, this course encourages students to reflect on the discipline of economics itself. What are its values? What questions does it address? How does it operate and interact with other disciplines? Syllabus includes an annotated list of members of the Bloomsbury group and detailed instructions for writing assignments. Readings consist of works by members of the Bloomsbury group.