Modern Political Philosophy

Course Type: 
PHL
Code: 
5310
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Introduction to classic texts and thinkers in political philosophy from the 16th century to the present. Topics include the foundations of society, theories of justice and rights, the concept of property, and the defense and critique of liberalism, democracy, socialism, and libertarianism. Readings may include Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, Rousseau, Smith, Mill, Marx, Nozick, Rawls, and Nussbaum.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.