PHIL 442 - Topics in Political Philosophy
Section: 001
Term: WN 2011
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Enforced Prerequisites:
PHIL 361 or 366 with a grade of C- or better; or graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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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.

PHIL 442 - Topics in Political Philosophy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

Additional readings will be made available on CTools.
ISBN: 9780199570522
Epistemic injustice : power and the ethics of knowing, Author: Miranda Fricker., Publisher: Oxford University Press 2009
ISBN: 9780521733199
Rights, race, and recognition, Author: Derrick Darby., Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2009
ISBN: 0674000781
A theory of justice, Author: John Rawls., Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Revised ed 1999
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