Note: This course is not available for the current semester.
Course No: PHIL.2060; Last Offered: Fall 2020;
Political philosohy is concerned with basic questions about community, public life, and social organization. This course will address issues such as the rights of the individual in relation to the power of the state and society; the nature and legitimacy of political authority and democracy; the significance of power, economics, justice and equality in social life; and the duties and responsibilities of citizens. We will also consider the philosophical meaning of communitarianism, liberalism, and republicanism, individualism, capitalism, and socialism, as well as the role of class, race, and gender in politics.
Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or Continuing_Education@uml.edu
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