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Freedom and Economics, Murray State University (Bauernfeind)

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posted on 2022-07-07, 13:08 authored by Post Discipline AdminPost Discipline Admin
An analysis of the merits and ethical foundations of free enterprise and capitalism from the perspective of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. The principles of free enterprise will be applied to a variety of historical and current issues as developed in Rand’s objectivism. There is also an undergraduate variation of this course titled Seminar in Economic Thought: Rand's Objectivism. This information has been collected for the Post-Discipline Online Syllabus Database. The database explores the use of literature by schools of professional education in North America. It forms part of a larger project titled Post-Discipline: Literature, Professionalism, and the Crisis of the Humanities, led by Dr Merve Emre with the assistance of Dr Hayley G. Toth. You can find more information about the project at Data was collected and accurate in 2021/22.


Subject Area


Geographic Region

East South Central

University or College

Murray State University (Bauernfeind)

Funding Status


Endowment (according to NACUBO's U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2020 Endowment Market Value and Change* in Endowment Market Value from FY19 to FY20) ($1,000)


Course Title

Freedom and Economics

Academic Year(s) Active

2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22; course may be longer running, but archives unavailable

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