PHIL 429: Advanced Topics in Social and Political Philosophy

PHIL 429-001: Advanced Social Political Phil
(Spring 2021)

12:00 PM to 01:15 PM MW

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines key social and political issues drawing on a range of philosophical thinkers, texts and approaches. Possible topics include: migration and immigration, biopolitics, climate change, health inequity, decision theory, democracy and citizenship, slavery and reparations, mass incarceration, or human rights. Emphasizes the ability to put philosophical concepts and theories to work to address questions and problems of social, political or global significance. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 9 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: PHIL/GOVT 323, or PHIL/GOVT 324, or PHIL/GOVT 327, or permission of the instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading: This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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