PHIL 327: Contemporary Western Political Theory

PHIL 327-001: Contemp Western Pol Thry
(Fall 2017)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW

Robinson B108

Section Information for Fall 2017

  • Fulfills the requirement for one course in ethics and social and political philosophy for the Philosophy major 
  • Fulfills requirements for the PPE concentration, the philosophy and law concentration, and the political philosophy minor.
  • An elective for the philosophy and law minor.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Exploration through lecture and discussion of recent developments in the Western tradition of political thought from the middle of the 19th century to today. Different sections focus on one or another of the various political theories that have been influential during this period such as liberal, libertarian, conservative, communitarian, Marxist, feminist, and postmodern thought. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. Equivalent to GOVT 327.
Recommended Prerequisite: GOVT 101 or three credits of philosophy.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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