PH341 - Contemporary Political Philosophy

Examines works of influential recent or contemporary political philosophers, with a focus on debates raised initially by the works of prominent liberal theorist John Rawls. The concepts or topics discussed reflect concerns central to contemporary political philosophy: justice and liberalism, discourse and the public, equality and law, representation and diversity, sovereignty, and human rights, and capabilities and globalization. In addition to Rawls, authors discussed may include, Habermas, Sandel, Charles Mills, Iris Young, and Sen. Meets the Critical Learning: SHB requirement. (Not offered 2024-25).

Prerequisite: 1 unit in philosophy, or consent of instructor.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: SHB

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2024 Block 7 Contemporary Political Dennis McEnnerney Armstrong Hall 130 18 / 9 06/12/2024
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