In discussions on method and scope, a man is nearly sure to be right when affirming the usefulness of his own procedure, and wrong when denying that of others. Alfred Marshall. Principles of Economics (1920), Appendix C.

The stream of time sweeps away errors, and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity. Georg Brandes

1 Syllabus

Important dates
- Wednesday, August 30, 2023: first day of class
- Wednesday, November 8, 2023: term paper proposal due
- Wednesday, December 6, 2023: term paper presentations and peer evaluation
- Wednesday, December 13, 2023 (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm): final exam

2 Background and Overview