GERST 3610

GERST 3610

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018. Courses of Study 2018-2019 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

This course examines the economic forces at work in defining and configuring the modern subject, from Adam Smith through Marx and Nietzsche, Simmel and Weber, up to the current neoliberal subject.  The course will investigate figures (as both tropes and subjects) of the human conceived according to three economic paradigms: exchange, debt, and interest. The course will focus on both literary and theoretical sources, including examinations of guiding metaphors (the invisible hand, Schuld as both debt and guilt); the intersection of religious and secular economies; pacts with the devil; economies of salvation/redemption; figures of money/value.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COML 3542GOVT 3606

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17128GERST 3610  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Fleming, P

  • Taught in English.

  • 17130GERST 3610  DIS 201

    • F
    • Fleming, P

  • 17689GERST 3610  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff