PHIL H302 - Political Philosophy

  • Credit Hours: 4R-OL-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None

Examines the philosophical foundations of social and political organization, governance, rights, liberty, law, individualism, and justice. This course explores fundamental questions about organized society by engaging with classical and contemporary texts dealing with the state of nature, the idea of a social contract and its opposition, democracy and its ideals, virtues, and difficulties, human rights and liberties, alternatives to democracy including communism and communitarianism, and feminist and individualist theories.

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