History of Economic Theory


Lecture 1 - The Socio-Economic Role of Scarcity and Uncertainty


Lecture 2 - The Process of Construction of Knowledge


Lecture 3 - The Roles of Faith and Experience


Lecture 4 - From Orphism to the Milesians in ancient Greece


Lecture 5 - Pythagoras and Heraclitus


Lecture 6 - From Parmenides to the atomists


Lecture 7 - From the ancient Greece to the emergence of Feudalism


Lecture 8 - Feudalism and the growth of the Church


Lecture 9 - The age of Faith: Europe until the crusades


Lecture 10 - The beginnings of modernity


Lecture 11 - Scholasticism and St.Thomas


Lecture 12 - Transformation of Europe towards modernity


Lecture 13 - Birth of political economy: mercantilism


Lecture 14 - The debate over mercantilism: Hume and Cantillon


Lecture 15 - A postscript to mercantilism: Hume and James Stewart


Lecture 16 - ‘Natural Order’ and the market: Quesney and Galiani


Lecture 17 - Smith: the Invisible Hand


Lecture 18 - Smith: Growth theory, long run equilibrium and Institutions


Lecture 19 - Ricardo-Malthus debate


Lecture 20 - Ricardian economics and more


Lecture 21 - Equilibrium of the market: from Say to Walras


Lecture 22 - More on Equilibrium: Cournot, Dupuit, Gossen, von Thunen


Lecture 23 - Socialists and Marx


Lecture 24 - The economics of Marx


Lecture 25 - Marx as an ideologue of revolution


Lecture 26 - Arrival of modern universals in Economics: Neo classical school


Lecture 27 - Economic Theory at the time arrival of Keynes


Lecture 28 - The centrality of the idea of efficiency in the study of market


Lecture 29 - Keynesian Revolution: Macroeconomics


Lecture 30 - Keynesian economics


Lecture 31 - Economics of Institutions


Lecture 32 - Transaction cost and Economic Anthropology approaches


Lecture 33 - Evolutionary Economics: the idea of change as evolution


Lecture 34 - From Schumpeter to neo Schumpetarian evolutionism


Lecture 35 - The social construction of knowledge: Case of Economics


Lecture 36 - The social construction of knowledge: Adaptation and Revolution