In this course, you will learn:
- To get a better understanding of how economic principles are used to make collective decisions.
- The role of states in fostering collective decision-making has reduced violence and increased human welfare.
- How economic ideas, such as well-defined property rights, rule-based processes, voting procedures, and so on, can be used to address problems and conflicts.
- The use of social choice theory to shed light on the liberal and populist interpretations of voting, as well as its connections to conceptions of liberty and democracy.
- Learn how genuine politics can be understood as the art of manipulation or the use of heresthetics to attain political goals.
- Some Methodological Issues and Collective Choice
- Pure Public Goods and Coase Theorem
- Violence and the Origins of the State and Wisdom of Philosophers
- Two Concepts of Liberty, Theory of Social Choice and the Theory of Democracy
- The Art of Political Manipulation