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PS 270: Liberty and Equality

Block B1 CC unit (4 semester hours)Grace, Eve

link to : Eugène Delacroix – Liberty Leading the People (La liberté guidant le people) (1830)Course Description: This course in political philosophy will engage students in a searching exploration of the question of whether there is a fundamental justification for democratic rule: we will analyze defenses, as well as moderate and radical critiques, of the claims that democracy is founded on the truth of human equality and best provides for individual liberty. Satisfies the required political theory requirement for the political science and the international political economy major.

Class Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon. 

Course Limit: 25

Prerequisite: None

Meets the Critical Perspectives: None