|Spring Term 2013 Political Philosophy - 3439 - PHIL 350
Prerequisites/Notes: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : A seminar examining one topic in political philosophy, typically either distributive justice or war. If the topic is distributive justice, the focus is on different accounts of the just distribution of social benefits and burdens. Issues include the right to health care and other social goods, as well as accounts of the ideals of equality, liberty, and community. If the topic is war, the focus is on political and moral dilemmas of warfare. Issues include war crimes, nuclear deterrence, the status of non-combatants, the use of economic sanctions, and terrorism.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course