History of Economic Thought in the Context of Intellectual History

Course Name: 
The History of Economic Thought in the Context of Intellectual History
Course Instructor: 
Philip Mirowski
Course Date: 
2011
Institution: 
University of Notre Dame
Type of Course: 
Survey
Course Level: 
Advanced
Textbook: 
More Heat then Light
Notes: 
This is a course that intends to ask how it is that we have arrived at this curious configuration of doctrines called "economics"; and more importantly, how differing modes of historical discourse tend to frame our understanding.
Time Period Covered: 
1600-1870
1870-1945
post-1945