PHIL 3670 - Social and Political Philosophy

Description
This course will examine significant philosophical contributions to an understanding of politics and society. Among the questions it will address are: What is the nature and basis of the state? Which form of government is best? How do we determine whether political institutions are just? What conceptions of human nature underlie various political philosophies? How are social goods and burdens justly divided? This course will draw from classical, modern, and contemporary sources in political philosophy. Prerequisite: COMP 2000, 2010, or 2020 or COMP 2000H. Frequency: Odd Year Winter.
Credits
3
Attributes
Blackboard Hybrid
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
30
Avg. Sections
1