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Understanding our Political Economy COURSE OVERVIEW

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INSTRUCTOR Edward J. Dodson, M.L.A. email contact: scimail@comcast.net

YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

YOUR INSTRUCTOR Retired since 2005 from Fannie Mae after 20 years in various management and analyst positions Managed the residential mortgage program at Provident National Bank prior to joining Fannie Mae Degree in Business Administration from Shippensburg University and a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Temple University Volunteer faculty member at the Henry George School of Social Science since 1981 and at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (at Temple University) since 2007 Author of The Discovery of First Principles (in three volumes) Founded an online education and research project, the School of Cooperative Individualism in 1997 www.cooperativeindividualism.org)

READINGS:

READINGS Progress and Poverty , by Henry George (1879)

SYLLABUS:

SYLLABUS This is a full-year course Readings from the text, Progress and Poverty are recommended (but not required) to enhance classroom discussion Other (short) readings will be provided during the course The course is discussion-oriented. Questions and comments are welcomed and encouraged

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Political Economy traces its roots to the investigations of moral philosophy …

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Political Economy is essentially interdisciplinary …

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is a scientific method of investigation asserted to be superior to modern economics … Political Economy

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was displaced by the individual social science disciplines early in the 20th century Political Economy

GETTING STARTED:

GETTING STARTED What about the state of the world today? And, what are the prospects for our future?

YOUR STATE OF MIND:

YOUR STATE OF MIND Are you very positive about the future? Are you moderately positive about the future? Are you moderately negative about the future? Are you very negative about the future? Or …

YOUR STATE OF MIND:

YOUR STATE OF MIND Are you too overwhelmed to even want to think about the future?

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PART OF OUR DILEMMA: Are we too driven by adherence to ideologies to solve our social, political and economic problems?

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Yoram Bauman on political ideologies

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END OF COURSE OVERVIEW

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