This course explores political philosophy in the post-WWII era. Topics to be explored include Rawlsian and post-Rawlsian egalitarian theory, libertarianism right and left, representative vs. participatory democracy, theories of global justice, and rights and the anti-racist struggle for recognition. Competing theories of equality, liberty,
democracy, and human rights will be stressed throughout the course.
Class sessions will combine lecture and discussion. There will be two papers and a final examination.