Professor/Lecturer Ellmann's Course Materials Page


economic thought
MBA/MA - Anglo-American University International Finance
ERASMUS - International Finance
MBA - Money and Financial Markets
ERASMUS Money & Banking
M.A. Public Policy Economic Sociology
On the Origin of Facts

Essay assignment

Woe, Superman?


Dudley (ignore the legal mumbojumbo in the text)

Loeb & Leopold (read this page and the 22 following "chapters" by clicking on the chapter numbers)

Nietzsche (this link works, ignore the warning you will see)

Nietzsche Twilight Part I

Nietzsche Twilight Part II

Nietzsche Twilight in Russian


Locke (read at least chapters I, IV and V)

All about Locke

Social Contract theory

All about Rousseau

An interpretation of Rousseau

Jean Jacques Rousseau (start reading at the words "the second part" and read from there until the following sentence: "It is no easy matter to reduce to obedience a man who has no ambition to command; nor would the most adroit politician find it possible to enslave a people whose only desire was to be independent."

Hegel background I

Hegel background II

Hegel (browse through the author's preface, starting from page 10)

Check out the picture and paragraph entitled Who Said Go East?

Burke's background


Reflections II

Modern mythology I

Modern mythology II

Background to 17th century philosophy


Gracian's Art of Worldly Wisdom