2017-2018 University Catalogue 
    
    Apr 10, 2020  
2017-2018 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 312 - Contemporary Political Philosophy (VT)


This course 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, the course takes up the range of alternative positions that dominate contemporary political theory: conservatism, libertarianism, communitarianism, feminism, Marxism, and multi-culturalism.

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: None
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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