PHIL 312 - Contemporary Political Philosophy (VT)
Offers a critical engagement with the rich work in political philosophy that has appeared since the landmark publication of John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice. After a close examination of Rawls’ egalitarian liberalism, students take up the range of alternative positions that dominate contemporary political theory: conservatism, libertarianism, communitarianism, feminism, Marxism, and multi-culturalism.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No First-year
Recommended: At least one course in ethics or political theory is recommended.
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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