|Winter Term 2019 Political Philosophy - 1284 - PHIL 350
Prerequisites/Notes: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : Philosophers from classical to contemporary times have offered responses to the question of what makes a society just. This course examines a selection of those responses, with attention to general issues such as what a just distribution of resources requires and what makes a state’s authority legitimate. Specific topics under discussion might include poverty relief, access to education and other social goods, health care, punishment, freedom of speech, gun control, war, immigration, and international relations.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course