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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 Dworkin, Habermas, Sandel, Young, and Sen.

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

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2018 Block 2 Contemporary Political Philosophy Dennis McEnnerney Armstrong Hall 130 18/5 10/23/2018